Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech Communication
Children -- Language, Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax
1 online resource (83 p.)
Primarily this study sought to investigate growth of syntactical skills in language delayed children enrolled in the Monterey Language Program (MLP) (Gray and Ryan, 1973a) in several Portland Public Schools during the 1974-75 school year. The Programmed Conditioning for Language Test (PCLT) (Gray and Ryan, 1973a) and the Northwest Syntax Screening Test (NSST) (Lee, 1970) were administered and pretest scores compared to posttest scores. A comparison group was administered the same test; their growth in syntactical skills as measured by the PCLT and NSST was compared with the growth of the experimental group. A secondary purpose of this investigation was to determine the relationship between short-term auditory memory span and syntactical skills.
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Owens, Bonnie Lucille, "A Comparison Study of the Syntactical Language Skills of Children in the Monterey Language Program with Children Not in a Formal Language Program" (1976). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2513.