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Born to Talk: An Introduction to Speech and Language Development, 7th edition

  • Kathleen R. Fahey
  • Lloyd M. Hulit
  • Merle R. Howard

Published by Pearson (February 9th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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A comprehensive, contemporary, reader-friendly view of speech and language development from childhood to adulthood
With its primary focus on language development, Born to Talk: An Introduction to Speech and Language Development encompasses new and exciting contributions to the information about human language acquisition. It keeps readers informed of the complex array of topics that provide the foundation for human communication and its development from birth through young adulthood. Featuring nine chapters that can easily be covered in a typical 15-week semester, Born to Talk ties together all aspects of language development in an easy-to-read and easy-to-teach manner.

The 7th Edition includes a new chapter and appendices on language sampling, making it particularly useful for students and practitioners in speech-language pathology.
 
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Table of contents

1. A Connection of Brains
2. Language Acquisition: A Theoretical Journey
3. Cognitive Development: Building a Foundation for Language
4. In the Beginning: Communication Development from Birth to 2 Years
5. Children Learning Language: Participating in Language Sample
6. The Saga Continues: Language Development Through the Preschool Years
7. Taking Language from Home to School
8. Development of Speech Sounds and Cultural Variations in Speech and Language Production
9. Speech and Language Disorders in the Home, School, and Community
10. The Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Speech, Language, and Hearing

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