Culture-Specific Language Styles : : The Development of Oral Narrative and Literacy / / Masahiko Minami.

Communication skills are considered extremely important for the development, preservation, and transmission of culture to future generations, and incorporate the complicated relationship between language and culture. This book focuses on an analysis of personal narratives by Japanese pre-school chil...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter MultiLingual Matters Backlist eBook-Package 2000-2013
Place / Publishing House:Bristol ;, Blue Ridge Summit : : Multilingual Matters, , [2002]
Year of Publication:2002
Series:Child Language and Child Development
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Physical Description:1 online resource (328 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Part 1: Theoretical and Ethnographic Background
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Literature Review
  • Chapter 3. Research Design: Methodology and Basic Concepts
  • Part 2: Analyses of the Personal Narratives Conducted Between Japanese Preschool Children and Adults
  • Chapter 4. Monologic Narrative: Narrative Development
  • Chapter 5. Monologic Narrative Structure in Japanese
  • Part 3: Mother–Child Narrative Interactions
  • Chapter 6. Parental Narrative Elicitation Styles
  • Chapter 7. Cross-cultural Comparison of Parental Narrative Elicitation
  • Part 4: Development of Literacy in Japanese Children
  • Chapter 8. Styles of Parent–Child Book-Reading in Japanese Families
  • Part 5: Conclusions Derived from the Current Study and a Discussion of Topics for Future Studies in Narrative Discourse
  • Chapter 9. Conclusions and Implications
  • References
  • Index