Linguistic Approach to Reading and Writing

Author: Scholes, Robert
Year:1999
Pages:162
ISBN:0-7734-7919-8
978-0-7734-7919-7
Price:159.95
The ideas in this book are based upon language, speech, and writing. Some of the topics are a brief survey of scripts, punctuation, words in speech and writing, and spoken and written languages. At the end of the book is a series of illustrations showing symbol language of the Lord’s Prayer, depicted in Chinese, Hieroglyphics, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Thai, Greek, Latin, Russian, gothic, German, and Anglo-Saxon.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction
2. A Brief Survey of Scripts
3. Punctuation
4. Words in Speech and Writing
5. Morphology and Literacy
6. Words and the Brain
7. Evolution and Brain
8. Disconnection Syndromes
9. Speech, Writing, Language
10. Spoken and Written Language
11. Letters and Speech Sounds
12. Phonemic Knowledge
13. Learning and Not Learning to Read
14. Reading Assessment
15. Orality and Literacy
Bibliography
Illustrations: Lord’s Prayer depicted in Chinese, Hieroglyphics, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Thai, Greek, Latin, Russian, Gothic, German, and Anglo-Saxon; Boustrophedonic Writing; Children’s Word Spacing; Sensory, Motor, and Association Areas of the Brain; neurological Schematic of language Functions; Disconnections Syndromes; A Sonogram; Handwriting Samples