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Author Neaum, Sally
Title Language and literacy for the early years / Sally Neaum
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE ; London : Learning Matters, 2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  LB1139.5.L35 N32 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020378378
Descript vii, 176 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-168) and index
This core text for early childhood studies and early years students focuses on communication, language and literacy in the pre-school years. The text begins by discussing language acquisition and development covering development theory, talking with babies and the factors that affect development. It goes on to give guidance on how to support children's language acquisition through rhymes, songs, story books and storytelling. Finally, it examines the roots of literacy and asks 'what comes before phonics?' Interactive activities are included throughout to engage the reader and research focus features help students make essential links between theory and practice
Subject Language arts (Early childhood) -- Great Britain
Language and languages -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Great Britain
Literacy -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Great Britain
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