Early Phonetic and Lexical Development: A Productivity Approach
- Rapid Automatic Naming: Easy to Measure, Hard to Improve (Quickly). De Long, Peter F.; Vrielink, Lidy Oude // Annals of Dyslexia;2004, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p65
One explanation for the relationship between serial rapid naming (SRN) and reading is that SRN affects the temporal proximity of the phonological activation of the letters in a word, which, in turn, influences the acquisition of orthographic knowledge. To test this hypothesis, a group of Dutch...
- Measuring Phonological Development: A Follow-up Study of Five Children Acquiring Finnish. Saaristo-Helin, Katri // Language & Speech;Mar2009, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p55
This study applies the Phonological Mean Length of Utterance measurement (PMLU; Ingram & Ingram, 2001; Ingram, 2002) to the data of five children acquiring Finnish and evaluates their phonological development longitudinally at four different age points: 2;0, 2;6, 3;0, and 3;6. The children's...
- A Short Report: Word-Level Phonological and Lexical Characteristics Interact to Influence Phoneme Awareness. Hogan, Tiffany P. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p346
In this study, we examined the influence of word-level phonological and lexical characteristics on early phoneme awareness. Typically developing children, ages 61 to 78 months, completed a phoneme-based, odd-one-out task that included consonant-vowel-consonant word sets (e.g.,"chair-chain-ship")...
- The Positive Role of L1 in the Acquisition of a Second Language. HAO Yu; CHI Ren // Studies in Literature & Language;10/31/2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p45
L1 not only plays a negative role in SLA, but also a positive role, it will be helpful if we make use of the positive effect, for the reason that there are some common characteristic among all languages, and L1 and L2 may be have similar syntax, vocabulary, and phonetics. Besides, the thinking...
- Development NEWS. // Australian Parents;Jun/Jul2002, p43
Explores the language learning of children. Basic forms of language; Factors mediating developmental delay in language learning; Measures in developing language skills.
- Quick incidental learning (QUIL) of words by school-age children with and without SLI. Oetting, Janna B.; Rice, Mabel L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p434
Examines Quick Incidental Learning (QUIL) of novel vocabulary by two groups of school-age children, those who were developing language normally and those who demonstrated a specific language impairment (SLI). Robust ability of normally developing children to learn words in the early school...
- Every Child Is a Genius! Hartsborne, Josbua K.; Berenson, Sbeila K. // Odyssey;Jan2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p6
The article reports that children can learn language without the help of instruction, whereas adults cannot.
- Talk tall. McClelland, Neil // Literacy Today;Sep2002, Issue 32, p6
Comments on the plans of the National Literacy Trust to establish a long-term campaign to promote early language development. Guide published by the organization on how to promote reading and early language for those working with young families; Plans of the group to talk and listen to all...
- THIS ISSUE AND WHY IT MATTERS. Powers, Stefanie // Zero to Three;Sep2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Betty Bardige and M. Kori Bardige on the stages of language development in early childhood and another by another by Fred Genesee on misunderstandings about the process of dual language acquisition.