Visualizing and Verbalizing: For Language Comprehension and Thinking

ISBN-13: 9780945856641

ISBN-10: 0945856644

Author: Nanci Bell

Edition: 2nd

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Gander Publishing
Paperback 440 pages
Linguistics & Languages
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Acknowledged author Nanci Bell wrote Visualizing and Verbalizing: For Language Comprehension and Thinking comprising 440 pages back in 2007. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0945856644 and 9780945856641. Since then Visualizing and Verbalizing: For Language Comprehension and Thinking textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $19.74 or rent at the marketplace.


This manual provides the theory and specific steps to develop concept imagery, the ability to image a gestalt (whole) from language. It describes the important questioning techniques that stimulate mental imagery, so the teacher can learn to help students visualize language and verbalize what they have imaged. This imagery-language connection is essential for oral and written language comprehension, as well as critical thinking.

The V/V® Manual includes sample lessons, step summaries, illustrations, and useful tips for implementing V/V® instruction. This second edition is updated and revised, offering more than 100 pages of new material. Despite the wealth of new information, this edition is offered at the same great price the V/V® Manual has held for the last twenty years.

Presents the theory and science behind concept imagery

Includes lessons and summaries to assist instructors

Contains diagrams, artwork, lists, and other teaching materials

Develops and improves critical thinking skills

Improves oral and written language comprehension

Follows Sofie, a student, through the sequential steps