Chapter_5

Chapter_5 - LANGUAGE ACQUISITION DISORDERS IN PRESCHOOLERS CHAPTER 5 THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION Methods of study Cross-sectional studies

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–15. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER 5 DISORDERS IN PRESCHOOLERS
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE  ACQUISITION Methods of study Cross-sectional studies: many subjects from different age levels are studied simultaneously for a relatively brief period of time Doesn’t show changes over time in individuals Longitudinal studies: several subjects studied repeatedly over an extended period of time Helps reveal overall patterns of development/change
Background image of page 2
Celery and Tobacco         cross-section          longitudinal 
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Acquisition of Preverbal  Behaviors Pre-verbal Cooing = vowels and gurgling Babbling = strings of syllables that become more complex over time, more speech-like intonation and phrasing Noises/sounds Gestures = pointing, head-shaking, Eye-contact
Background image of page 4
Joint Attention  is the process of sharing  one’s experience of observing an object or  event, by following gaze or pointing  gestures. It is  critical  for social  development, language acquisition,  cognitive development 1 2 eigsti.psy.uconn.edu/jt_attn.html
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The First Words There is a parallel b/w single-scheme pretend play (one action, such as pretending to feed a doll or pretending to drink from an empty cup) and the production of first words . Should appear between 10 and 16 months of age Learn almost 1 word per day Average 2-year-old has a vocabulary of 200-300 words Learn ~1 ½ word per day b/w ages 2 and 3
Background image of page 6
                       Roger Brown  (1925-1997) Roger Brown is listed at number 34 on the American Psychological Association’s list of the 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century. the founder of developmental psycholinguistics and a a pioneer in the study of how children acquire language. Groundbreaking longitudinal study of “Adam,” “Eve,” and “Sarah” led to dozens of discoveries about the time, course, and stages of language
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Two-word Utterances Appear after child has a vocabulary of 50- 60-words Two-word utterances are Stage 1 Technically, we’re talking about 2- morpheme utterances Should appear around age 20-21 months. Range is from 15 – 30 months. Classified according to communicative intent Naming Negating recurrence
Background image of page 8
Two-word Utterances Adults depend on context to try to interpret these utterances “Mommy shoe”
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Mommy is putting on her shoe . That is Mommy’s shoe. http://images.inmagine.com/
Background image of page 10
Mommy, I’m putting my shoe on. Mommy, I’m taking my shoe off. picasaweb.google.com
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Mommy, I want shoes. Mommy, look at the shoes.
Background image of page 12
Copula = a connecting word, in particular a form of the verb be connecting a subject and complement from Latin, co- ‘together’ + apere ‘fasten’ As in copulate
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Two-word Utterances,  cont. Brown’s Stage I  (
Background image of page 14
Image of page 15
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course COMD 2081 taught by Professor Domma during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

Page1 / 61

Chapter_5 - LANGUAGE ACQUISITION DISORDERS IN PRESCHOOLERS CHAPTER 5 THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION Methods of study Cross-sectional studies

This preview shows document pages 1 - 15. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online