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ERIC Number: ED166723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the syntactic maturity and vocabulary of learning disabled children; transformational grammar and language acquisition; the metaphors and analogies of black children; repetition in speech; flexibility in language comprehension; play and language development; language functions of two-year-old children; mother/toddler conversation patterns; language and cognition in the developing child; systemic grammar in children's dialogues; the development of pronominalization processes; sex-associated features of spoken language; contextual information and language comprehension; precision of metaphorical language interpretation; adults' understanding of direct and indirect speech; developmental sociolinguistics; narrative interaction among urban black children; language development and maternal interaction; factors influencing noun plural development in children; developmental stages of kindergarten children's understanding of reading; cultural constraints on conversational stories; irony in conversation; and home environmental factors and language development of kindergarten children. (MAI)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.