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University of the Pacific

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Construct Validation Of A Language Inventory, Margaret Louise Cheney Drennan Jan 1969

Construct Validation Of A Language Inventory, Margaret Louise Cheney Drennan

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Language is the all-encompassing term used in many places and having various denotations. For this reason language has uses, too. Oral language is used as a principal factor to determine cultural disadvantage and is the primary medium of instruction in the school setting. Language operates as the intangible aspect in measurements of intelligence. The term 'language development' is used whenever one refers to the merits of federally funded preschool projects and is accepted without definition while the counter term 'linguistics' brings confusion in the mind of many classroom teachers and administrators. Commercial materials carry the label "linguistic method" or a ...