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Introduction to 1) the structure of the English language, with an emphasis on developing practical analytical skills; and 2) speech and language development in typically-developing children, with a focus on the preschool years.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
CMDS231 or LING207
Ondene Van Dulm
Professor Paul Fletcher (Child Language Centre)
Language development: an introduction;
Allyn and Bacon, 2011.
Pearson Longman, 2004.
Greenbaum, S., & Quirk, R;
A student's grammar of the English language;
London: Longman, 1990.
Sheridan, Mary D. , Cockerill, Helen;
From birth to five years : children's developmental progress;
3rd ed. ;
Domestic fee $772.00
International fee $3,875.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Department of Communication Disorders.