Education Reference Guide: Language Learning & Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835303
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835305
  • DDC: 401.93
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 98 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the factors and methods that facilitate language development for young students, English language learners, and those who experience language difficulties. The essays examine the research on language acquisition, the factors that impact language development, and the number of teaching methods that target language learning curricula.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Language Development.
2: Psycholinguistics.
3: Communicative Competence.
4: The Four Language Skills.
5: The Affective Variable.
6: Suggestopedia.
7: Teaching Reading & Writing.
8: Phonics.
9: Teaching Foreign Languages in U.S. Public Schools.
10: The Audio-Lingual Method.
11: The Lexical Approach.
12: Corpus Linguistics.
13: Sociolinguistics.
14: Ebonics: African American Vernacular English.