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Click to edit Master subtitle style Language and Symbol Use in Childhood Click to edit Master subtitle style Language Development Using Language Involves... Language compr ehension Language pr oduction gener ativity Language Compr ehe nsion Language Pr oductio n Language and the Brain Damage to Br ocas ar ea Vs Damage to Wer nickes ar ea l Language processing involves a substantial degree of functional localization in the brain l The left hemispher e shows some specialization for language in infancy, Language and the Brain Critical Period To learn language, children must also be exposed to other people using languagespoken or signed Sometime between age 5 and puberty, language acquisition becomes much more difficult and ultimately less successful Language capabilities of bilingual adults who acquired their second language at different ages? Bilingual Children More than half of the worlds children are exposed to more than one language Children who are acquiring two languages ... View Full Document

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