LINGUIST List 26.2239

Tue Apr 28 2015

Books: Assessing Multilingual Children: Armon-Lotem, de Jong, Meir (eds.)

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 28-Apr-2015
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Assessing Multilingual Children: Armon-Lotem, de Jong, Meir (eds.)
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Title: Assessing Multilingual Children
Subtitle: Disentangling Bilingualism from Language Impairment
Series Title: Communication Disorders Across Languages
Published: 2015
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783093113

Editor: Sharon Armon-Lotem
Editor: Jan de Jong
Editor: Natalia Meir
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783093120 Pages: 376 Price: U.K. £ 119.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783093120 Pages: 376 Price: U.S. $ 199.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783093113 Pages: 376 Price: U.K. £ 39.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783093113 Pages: 376 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Abstract:

Second language learners often produce language forms resembling those of children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI). At present, professionals working in language assessment and education have only limited diagnostic instruments to distinguish language impaired migrant children from those who will eventually catch up with their monolingual peers. This book presents a comprehensive set of tools for assessing the linguistic abilities of bilingual children. It aims to disentangle effects of bilingualism from those of SLI, making use of both models of bilingualism and models of language impairment. The book’s methods-oriented focus will make it an essential handbook for practitioners who look for measures which could be adapted to a variety of languages in diverse communities, as well as academic researchers.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Psycholinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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