Manuela Wagner

First Steps to Communication

A pragmatic Analysis
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This book makes an important contribution to our understanding of communicative development by identifying the origins well before thr emergence to the first word, and describing how mothers and their preverbal infants and emergent talkers construct conversation . It constitutes an enhancement of our theories of pragmatics and interaction.
Catherine Snow ( Henry Lee Shattuck professor of Education, Haward Graduate School of Education)
The data and arguments presented in this book give an impressive view of the precursors required for the emergence of complex systems. Pragmalinguists will appreciate the interplay of rapidly changing communicative repertoires with the made-to-measure input provided by caregivers. Psycholinguists are met with evidence for the coincidence of linguistic spurts and communicative development . Cognitive scientists obtain ample support for interactive models of embodied cognition. All readers get a high-tech account of how children rise above what William James (1890) called 'a teeming multiplicity of objects and relation'.
Annemarie Peltzer-Karpf( Professor, Language Development and Cognitive Science Unit, Graz University)
Softcover
This book presents a detailed analysis of the beginning of communication. Using an established coding scheme and digital video technology, the author describes communicative acts in infants and children in six age groups from six to twenty-four months. Ample examples provide an insight into the complex world of the onset of communication and provide a more fine-grained view of specific communicative acts while statistical analyses open up the opportunity to compare and describe preverbal communicative development of various types.
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ISBN 978-3-8233-6215-9
EAN 9783823362159
Bibliographie 1. Auflage
Seiten 277
Format kartoniert
Ausgabename 16215
Verlag Gunter Narr Verlag
Autor Manuela Wagner
Erscheinungsdatum 19.07.2006
Lieferzeit 1-3 Tage