111209 - November12,2009 *Nov17discussion#3 CHAPTER11...

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***Nov 17 – discussion #3 CHAPTER 11 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT LANGUAGE 3000 separate languages in the world How did that happen? Leave the explanation up to anthropologist LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT – THE EARLY YEARS Fun time for parents First signs that there really is a little person The child first makes Prelinguistic Vocalization Crying Cooing Babbling This is a set sequence for all children. Order is important! It is interesting to note that children of all cultures make the same set of  noises CRYING, COOING, BABBLING Babies  cry  for many different reasons and can be differentiated by caregivers –  Mom. What are some reasons why child cries? At about 6 weeks,  cooing  sound is made when happy. Cooing can be squeals,  gurgles, and vowel sounds. At   about   6   months,   they   babble   usually   made   of   consonant   and   vowel  combinations The first word is usually made around 1 year of age. The first sound is usually the name of something
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2010 for the course EGR 012 taught by Professor Witfield during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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111209 - November12,2009 *Nov17discussion#3 CHAPTER11...

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