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ERIC Number: EJ1095695
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0510
Listening in the Language Arts
Ediger, Marlow
Reading Improvement, v52 n2 p69-71 Sum 2015
The process of acquiring language is often depicted as a tiered process of oral development: listening and speaking; and, literacy development: reading, and writing. As infants we first learn language by listening, then speaking. That is, regardless of culture, or dialect we are first immersed in language in this oral context. It is only after one acquires facility with spoken oral language does one move to the next tier of language--literacy. Simply put, one's spoken vocabulary, for example, cannot exceed one's listening vocabulary. Similarly, one's writing vocabulary cannot exceed one's reading vocabulary. This article explores the role of listening in the language arts and provides insight into critical listening development.
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Language: English
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