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Author Painter, Clare, 1947-

Title Learning through language in early childhood / Clare Painter
Published London ; Washington, DC : Cassell, 1998


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Description vii, 356 pages ; 25 cm
Series Open linguistics series
Open linguistics series (Cassell)
Contents 1. The ontogenesis of language and learning: a survey of approaches -- 2. Systemic-functional linguistics: language as social semiotic -- 3. The construal of things: classification and identification -- 4. The construal of events -- 5. The construal of semiosis as process -- 6. Cause-effect relations -- 7. Learning through language
Summary "This book presents a rich naturalistic case study of one child's use of language from two-and-a-half to five years, drawing on systemic functional theory to argue that cognitive development is essentially a linguistic process and offering a new description and interpretation of linguistic and cognitive developments during this period."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-350) and index
Subject Language experience approach in education -- Longitudinal studies.
Language arts (Early childhood) -- Longitudinal studies.
Language acquisition -- Longitudinal studies.
Constructivism (Education) -- Longitudinal studies.
LC no. 98002895
ISBN 0304700568 hardcover