Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > "Hiya, Mum!" An analysis of pretence telephone ...
View graph of relations

"Hiya, Mum!" An analysis of pretence telephone play in a nursery setting

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

"Hiya, Mum!" An analysis of pretence telephone play in a nursery setting. / Gillen, Julia; Hall, Nigel.

In: Early Years, Vol. 21, No. 1, 01.2001, p. 15-24.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Gillen, Julia ; Hall, Nigel. / "Hiya, Mum!" An analysis of pretence telephone play in a nursery setting. In: Early Years. 2001 ; Vol. 21, No. 1. pp. 15-24.

Bibtex

@article{a0c8573a622b48b392008916cefc5a33,
title = "{"}Hiya, Mum!{"} An analysis of pretence telephone play in a nursery setting",
abstract = "Children's knowledge of telephone discourse has been little researched, despite the inherent challenge of this mode of communication. Previous research has studied children's performance in artificial environments with children talking to adults, and has focussed upon children's deficiencies in telephone dialogues. In this paper we argue for the importance of pretence play in the development of discourse skills and present data gathered from spontaneous toy telephone talk in a themed pretence play setting. Evidence demonstrates sociolinguistic competencies displayed appropriately and supports Vygotsky's suggestion that pretence play is an important arena for learning within aspirational role realizations.",
keywords = "Pretence, Play, Vygotsky, Discourse, Communicative, Competencies, Turn-TAKING",
author = "Julia Gillen and Nigel Hall",
year = "2001",
month = jan,
doi = "10.1080/09575140123969",
language = "English",
volume = "21",
pages = "15--24",
journal = "Early Years",
issn = "0957-5146",
publisher = "Routledge",
number = "1",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - "Hiya, Mum!" An analysis of pretence telephone play in a nursery setting

AU - Gillen, Julia

AU - Hall, Nigel

PY - 2001/1

Y1 - 2001/1

N2 - Children's knowledge of telephone discourse has been little researched, despite the inherent challenge of this mode of communication. Previous research has studied children's performance in artificial environments with children talking to adults, and has focussed upon children's deficiencies in telephone dialogues. In this paper we argue for the importance of pretence play in the development of discourse skills and present data gathered from spontaneous toy telephone talk in a themed pretence play setting. Evidence demonstrates sociolinguistic competencies displayed appropriately and supports Vygotsky's suggestion that pretence play is an important arena for learning within aspirational role realizations.

AB - Children's knowledge of telephone discourse has been little researched, despite the inherent challenge of this mode of communication. Previous research has studied children's performance in artificial environments with children talking to adults, and has focussed upon children's deficiencies in telephone dialogues. In this paper we argue for the importance of pretence play in the development of discourse skills and present data gathered from spontaneous toy telephone talk in a themed pretence play setting. Evidence demonstrates sociolinguistic competencies displayed appropriately and supports Vygotsky's suggestion that pretence play is an important arena for learning within aspirational role realizations.

KW - Pretence

KW - Play

KW - Vygotsky

KW - Discourse

KW - Communicative

KW - Competencies

KW - Turn-TAKING

U2 - 10.1080/09575140123969

DO - 10.1080/09575140123969

M3 - Journal article

VL - 21

SP - 15

EP - 24

JO - Early Years

JF - Early Years

SN - 0957-5146

IS - 1

ER -