ERIC Number: EJ308352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Learning-Disabled Students and Language Use: Discourse and Narrative Skills.
Spekman, Nancy J.
Learning Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v3 n9 p103-15 Sep 1984
The paper reviews research on the pragmatic language skills of language impaired and learning disabled students. Discourse skills are analyzed in terms of communicative intentions, presupposition, social organization of discourse, and context. Narrative skills are examined according to narrative structure, scripts, text cohesion, and audience adaptation. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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