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Unformatted text preview: 1 Coming events Exam 2 review Monday, March 30, 7pm, Uris 202 Dr. Michael Tomasello talk (extra credit) Collaboration and Communication in Children and Chimpanzees Tuesday, March 31, 4:30pm, Hollis Cornell Auditorium Exam 2 Wednesday, April 1, usual class time/location Other possibilities for language acquisition? Bruner: Social interaction approach Includes parents in the language learning process. Scaffolding Parents provide structure for learning Parents change as child learns Routines peekaboo, book reading, tickle games, etc. 2 Bruner: Social interaction approach What practical and predictable relationships are encoded in language? Agent, object, action Map onto subject, object, verb 5 Language as byproduct? Bates: acquisition of syntax not independent of vocabulary size Tomasello: Mothers speech to children has predictable and restricted structure 2-year-olds hear 5000-7000 utterances/day more than half begin with one of 52 frames (e.g. Letmore than half begin with one of 52 frames (e....
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- Spring '07
- GOLDSTEIN, M
- Developmental Psychology