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Perspectives on language and language development : essays in honor of Ruth A. Berman

Author: Dorit Diskin Ravid; Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot; Ruth Aronson Berman
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©2005.
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"Perspectives on Language and Language Development brings together new perspectives on language, discourse and language development in 31 chapters by leading scholars from several countries with diverging backgrounds and disciplines. It is a comprehensive overview of language as a rich multifaceted system, inspired by the lifework of Ruth A. Berman. Edited by Dorit Ravid and Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot, the book offers  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorit Diskin Ravid; Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot; Ruth Aronson Berman
ISBN: 1402079036 9781402079030 1402079117 9781402079115
OCLC Number: 55220212
Language Note: English with one contribution in French.
Description: xxix, 482 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The life and work of Ruth A. Berman --
Ruth A. Berman's list of publications --
1. Categorisation, grammaticalisation et lexicalisation / Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot --
2. Parsing forms with identical consonants : Hebrew reduplication / Outi Bat-El --
3. Linear fist-time derivation of verbs and consonant cluster preservation in Israeli Hebrew / Shmuel Bolozky --
4. Modern Hebrew consonant clusters / Ora (Rodrigue) Schwarzwald --
5. Transcribing spoken Israeli Hebrew : preliminary notes / Shlomo Izre'el --
6. From vanity to Grace : a case study of metaphorical frame contacts / Tamar Sovran --
7. Language rights in the multilingual society of Israel / Elena Shohamy --
8. Grammatical gender and personification / Bernard Comrie --
9. Relating narrative events in translation / Dan I. Slobin --
10. Why do we need evaluation devices anyway? / Yeshayahu Shen --
11. On interpreting : a tutorial / Rachel Giora --
12. Teaching and artificial life / Tzur Sayag and Sidney Strauss --
13. Resultant states in early language acquisition / Eve V. Clark --
14. The acquisition of subordination : from preconjunctionals to later use / Sharon Armon-Lotem --
15. The emergence of expressive options in early child language : a constructivist account / Edy Veneziano --
16. Children's names contribute to early literacy : a linguistic and a social perspective / Iris Levin and Dorit Aram --
17. What Little Red Riding Hood tells us about Italian children's writing / Daniela Fabbretti and Clotilde Pontecorvo --
18. Role of the home context in relations between narrative abilities and literacy practices / Ayhan Aksu-Koc --
19. 'I will tell you the whole true story now' : sequencing the past, present and future in children's conversational narratives / Shoshana Blum-Kulka --
20. Perceiving and producing the Frog story / Kenneth Holmqvist, Jana Holsanova, Victoria Johansson and Sven Stroemqvist --
21. Narratives in children with Williams syndrome : a cross-linguistic perspective / Judy Reilly, Josie Bernicot, Stefano Vicari, Agnes Lacroix and Ursula Bellugi --
22. Logical connectors in Hebrew : how well do eighth-graders master them? / Elite Oishtain and Etty Cohen --
23. The super-structure of written expository texts --
a developmental perspective / Irit Katzenberger --
24. Emergence of linguistic complexity in later language development : evidence from expository text construction / Dorit Ravid --
25. Developing alternatives for indicating discourse stance / Harriet Jisa --
26. Becoming proficient educated users of language / Liliana Tolchinsky, Elisa Rosado, Melina Aparici and Joan Perera --
27. Task-related variation in tense usage in Arabic-Hebrew interlanguage / Roni Henkin --
28. Acquisition, attrition, and revitalization of Hebrew in immigrant children / Dorit Kaufman --
29. Word class distinctions in an incomplete grammar / Maria Polinsky --
30. Literacy development across language boundaries / Joseph Verhoeven --
31. Perceptions and evidence of early literacy in Hebrew / Joseph Shimron.
Responsibility: editors, Dorit Diskin Ravid and Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot.
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