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By Marianne Gullberg, Kees de Bot

Gestures are ordinary in communique and tightly associated with language and speech. As such they could shed very important gentle on problems with language improvement around the lifespan. This quantity, initially released as a unique factor of Gesture quantity 8:2 (2008), brings jointly stories from varied disciplines that study language improvement in young children and adults from various views. It presents a overview of universal theoretical and empirical subject matters, and the contributions tackle subject matters corresponding to gesture use in prelinguistic babies, the connection among gestures and lexical improvement in as a rule and atypically constructing young ones and in moment language novices, what gestures display approximately discourse, and the way all languages that grownup moment language audio system understand can effect one another. The papers exemplify a colourful new box of analysis with relevance for a number of disciplines.

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Gestures in Language Development (Benjamins Current Topics)

Gestures are ordinary in verbal exchange and tightly associated with language and speech. As such they could shed very important mild on problems with language improvement around the lifespan. This quantity, initially released as a distinct factor of Gesture quantity 8:2 (2008), brings jointly stories from diverse disciplines that research language improvement in kids and adults from various views.

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Deictic gestures and infant pointing Classically, infant gestures such as showing, giving, reaching, and pointing have been classified as deictic gestures (Bates, 1979). In fact, infant reaching may better be described as a request rather than a showing gesture. It is ritualized from abbreviated grasping attempts, similar to begging gestures in apes (Call & Tomasello, 2007). However, infants from around 9 months also pick up objects and hold them Before L1 out with an outstretched arm, usually to the delight of their caregivers who then comment on them.

Gullberg, Marianne (2006b). Some reasons for studying gesture and second language acquisition (Hommage à Adam Kendon). International Review of Applied Linguistics, 44 (2), 103–124. 27 28 Marianne Gullberg, Kees de Bot, and Virginia Volterra Gullberg, Marianne (2008). Gestures and second language acquisition. In Peter Robinson & Nick C. ), Handbook of cognitive linguistics and second language acquisition (pp. 276–305). London: Routledge. Gullberg, Marianne (forthcoming). What learners mean. What gestures reveal about semantic reorganisation of placement verbs in advanced L2.

Nonverbal components in message sequence: “Mixed syntax”. In William C. McCormack & Stephen A. ), Language and man: Anthropological issues (pp. 217–227). The Hague: Mouton. 31 32 Marianne Gullberg, Kees de Bot, and Virginia Volterra Slobin, Dan I. (1996). From “thought and language” to “thinking for speaking”. In John J. Gumperz & Stephen C. ), Rethinking linguistic relativity (pp. 70–96). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Stam, Gale (2006). Thinking for Speaking about motion: L1 and L2 speech and gesture.

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