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Pragmatic and Discourse Disorders
A Workbook

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  • Date Published: November 2015
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107491960

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  • An essential study aid for students of speech and language pathology, this highly practical workbook includes short-answer questions and data analysis exercises which help students to test and improve their knowledge of pragmatic and discourse disorders. The book contains a detailed examination of the causes, language and cognitive features of these disorders and includes frequently encountered clinical populations and conditions that are overlooked by other texts. The use of actual linguistic data provides readers with an authentic insight into the clinical setting. • 200 short-answer questions help students to develop and test their knowledge of pragmatic and discourse disorders • 67 data analysis exercises provide readers with real-life clinical scenarios • Fully worked answers are provided for all exercises, saving the lecturer time and allowing the reader to self-test and improve understanding • A detailed glossary of terms makes the text a self-contained reference tool • Carefully selected suggestions for further reading are provided for each chapter.

    • 200 short-answer questions and 67 data analysis exercises allow students to test their knowledge
    • The use of actual linguistic data gives readers an authentic insight into the clinical setting
    • Covers conditions which are overlooked by other texts
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    "… a wonderful contribution to the field as a resource for teachers and students in speech and language pathology …"
    Elissa Asp, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia

    "… a terrific resource - data rich, impressive in scope and packed with useful exercises …"
    Jessica de Villiers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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    • Date Published: November 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107491960
    • length: 273 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 175 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to pragmatic and discourse disorders
    2. Developmental pragmatic and discourse disorders
    3. Acquired pragmatic and discourse disorders
    4. Mental health and pragmatic and discourse disorders
    5. Pragmatics and discourse in other disorders and populations
    Appendix A
    Appendix B.

  • Author

    Louise Cummings, Nottingham Trent University
    Louise Cummings is Professor of Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council in the UK.

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