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Assessing Asian Language Performance - Save $10.00 (#4800-IN)

In this comprehensive volume, you will find information about Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Samoan, Hmong, Laotian, and other languages. The book also presents important information about cultural differences in the pragmatic uses of language and how these differences affect performance at school. Articulation and language differences between English and other  languages are described.

Chapter 1 - Asian Cultural and Linguistic Values
  • Approaches to the study of culture
  • Cultural conflict
  • Assimilation and cultural pluralism
  • Education of bilingual bicultural children
Chapter 2 - The Chinese
  • Historical background
  • Ethnic Chinese
  • Chinese traditions and values
  • Chinese immigration to the United States
  • Chinese language considerations
  • English vs. Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • Pragmatic differences between English and Chinese
Chapter 3 - The Indochinese: The Vietnamese, Laotians, Hmong, and Cambodians
Chapter 4 - Other Asians: The Filipinos, Koreans, Japanese, Hawaiians, Guamanians, and Micronesians
Chapter 5 - Barriers to Language Services
Chapter 6 - Second Language Acquisition
Chapter 7 - A Team Approach to Assessment
Chapter 8 - The Assessment of Communicative Competence
Chapter 9 - Assessment Procedures
Chapter 10 - Intervention Issues and Procedures

This book will be helpful in identifying individuals with speech and language disorders who come from Asian language backgrounds. Both the structural and pragmatic aspects of communication are covered in this comprehensive resource. 
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