Acquiring Language

Acquiring Language - Acquiring Language Grammar o Rules of...

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Grammar o Rules of language Phonology o Phoneme Syntax o Morpheme Semantics o Lexical meaning Pragmatics Perceiving speech and words o Phonemes o Child-directed speech Learning new words Acquiring Grammar o Noam Chomsky Children are born with mental structures that facilitate comprehension and production of language o Dan Slobin Children bring innate constraints to the task of learning language Language making capacity Social development The ways in which individuals’ social interactions and expectations change across the life span Erik Erikson’s psychosocial stages o Trust vs. Mistrust o Autonomy vs. Self-doubt o Initiative vs. Guilt o Competence vs. Inferiority o Identity vs. Role Confusion o Intimacy vs. Isolation o Generativity vs. Stagnation o Ego-integrity vs. Despair In Children o Socialization Lifelong process through which an individual’s behavior patterns, values, standards, skill, attitudes, and motives are shaped to conform to
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