Language: A User's Guide - What We Say and Why

Language: A User's Guide - What We Say and Why

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This book addresses intriguing questions about language: What are the connections between the sounds, grammar, and meaning of a language? What are the ingredients of effective communication? How do children acquire language? The authors' clear, accessible answers will enrich and enliven any teacher's work with words. The final chapter examines interlocking issues of culture, class, and language, and explains how linguistics can inform a teacher's response to dialect variations and accents.

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Author P. Salus, J. Flood
Publisher Guilford Press
Publication Date 2009
Edition No
Pages 96
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781606234297