|Issues in Language Acquisition : This
7 page paper explores
the concepts surrounding the acquisition of language
including the debate surrounding learning English as a second
language. Additionally, perspectives of notable theorists such
as Austin and Hymes are included. A discussion on how
language impacts social action and communication as well as
the necessity to have a dominant language is the focus of the
paper. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Isslang.wps
/ Innate Or Acquired ? : An 8 page evaluation of
human language skills. Addresses the question of whether
language is innate or acquired. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Language Acquisition in Young Children : 5 page
essay discussing language acquisition in young children.
Three specific models of intervention for early childhood are
explained, two of which can be accomplished in the child's
home. Bibliography lists 8 references. Lang.wps
The Importance of Dialogue in the Language Acquisition
Process : A comprehensive study of the language acquisition
process during early childhood years. Using exhaustive
research, literature review, analysis, and more,-- the writer
presents a thoughtful 19 page research paper arguing the
thesis that dialogue is of extreme importance to us in the
language acquisition process. Bibliography lists 19 sources.
Language Acquisition & Bilingualism : A 10 page
provides an overview of the literature on language acquisition
and blingualism and supports the belief that children can
attain two languages as quickly as they can attain one.
Bibliography lists 7 sources. Langacq2.wps
Second Language Acquisition Processes & Error
Correction : A 12 page paper that considers the linguistic
process of second language acquisition and considers the way
that error and error correction are utilized within the
instructional process. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
The Importance Of Reading : A 5 page overview of
importance of reading comprehension and the factors which
affect it on both mainstream and multicultural levels. Written
as though the audience were parents and teachers attending
Back-To-School night. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Classroom Education / Whole Language -- Journal Article
Review : A 4 page article synopsing and critiquing a lengthy
article from an educational journal. Specifically, the writer
reviews an article about Whole Language written seven years
ago and compared it fto what has happened in the field. No
additional sources cited. Wholel.wps
A Review of an Assessment of Whole Language
Curriculum : A 5 page review of a 1996 study published in the
Journal of Educational Research assessing the successes and
failures of whole language programs in several targeted school
districts. A critique of the study and its conclusion is provided.
The published study is attached to the critique. No other
sources are cited. Wholear2.wps
Oral Reading & The Elementary Classroom : This
essay looks at the necessity for school-age children to
experience reading out loud. Reading out loud improves
language fluency, word recognition, and comprehension.
Bibliography lists 6 sources. Oralre.wps
Oral Reading & The Elementary School Classroom :
A 5 page essay on the demise of grammar instruction in the
schools. Why has learning good grammar gone out of
fashion and what problems has it caused? Bibliography lists
5 sources. Edioral.wps
The Effects of Reading Aloud to Children : An 8
discussing the effect of reading aloud to children. The writer
is particularly concerned with studies reflecting the positive
aspects of the practice. Bibliography lists more than a dozen