Stuttering Frequency on Content and Function Words in Adults Who Stutter: A Concept Revisited
- Stuttering and Language Ability in Children: Questioning the Connection. Nippold, Marilyn A. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Aug2012, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p183
Purpose: This article explains why it is reasonable to question the view that stuttering and language ability in children are linked-the so-called "stuttering-language connection." Method: Studies that focused on syntactic, morphologic, and lexical development in children who stutter (CWS) are...
- Lexical Development and Retrieval in Treating Children Who Stutter. Hall, Nancy E. // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jan2004, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p57
This article describes the role of lexical acquisition in stuttering by examining the research on word learning and interactions between semantics and syntax in typically developing children and children who stutter. The potential effects of linguistic mismatches, or dysynchronies in language...
- Effects of Length, Complexity, and Grammatical Correctness on Stuttering in Spanish-Speaking Preschool Children. Watson, Jennifer B.; Byrd, Courtney T.; Carlo, Edna J. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Aug2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p209
Purpose: To explore the effects of utterance length, syntactic complexity, and grammatical correctness on stuttering in the spontaneous speech of young, monolingual Spanish-speaking children. Method: Spontaneous speech samples of 11 monolingual Spanish-speaking children who stuttered, ages 35 to...
- Effects of the syntactic complexity on speech dysfluency of stuttering Persian-speaking children and adults in conversational speech. Azimi, Tabassom; Puladi, Sheida; Bakhtiari, Behrooz Mahmoodi; Haghani, Hamid // Audiology;2012, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p24
Background and Aim: Recently, researchers have increasingly turned to study the relation between stuttering and syntactic complexity. This study investigates the effect of syntactic complexity on the amount of speech dysfluency in stuttering Persian-speaking children and adults in conversational...
- Communication And Culture: Research Trends. // ASHA Leader;11/1/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p16
The article offers news briefs related to communication and culture. It reports on a research according to which grammatical errors may be the greatest predictor of stuttering in Spanish-speaking children. It reports on a study there is no higher risk of language impairment for children learning...
- Hippopotamonstrosesquipedalian. Aronson, Jeff // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/02/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7103, p292
Presents several long English words. Polypeptide enzyme name mentioned in the `Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words'; 51 letter chain used by Thomas Love Peacock in `Headlong Hall'; 182 letter transliteration of a Greek word used by Aristophanes.
- The role of context in the presentation of grammar. Petrovitz, Walter // ELT Journal: English Language Teaching Journal;Jul97, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p201
Focuses on the need for contextualization in English as a second language (ESL) grammar instruction. Identification of different types of grammatical information; What are the problems associated with grammar exercises; Information on ways to correct the damage of incorrect grammar use.
- `Good morning! Doth, hath, dost, and durst. How may I parse you?'. Wood, Alden // Communication World;Apr/May98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p42
Gives examples of grammar mistakes. Includes the use of doth and hard-liners; Criticism of the use of arcane in a sentence; Replacement of words with appropriate ones.
- Fun with words. Cate, Annette // Calliope;May98, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p29
Presents a number of words and the meaning of these words. How the word shampoo became part of the English vocabulary; What the term `to feather one's nest means;' Details on the words cruise and monarch.