Unformatted text preview: What are these stories like? 5. Why is it important to have communicative (pragmatic) competence and what are the primarily influences on a child’s development in this area? Integration from previous info and thinking questions: 1. Support this statement with information you have learned in class: Pragmatics is not one equal component of language, but rather it is the overall organizing aspect of communication development. 2. Specifically, how does skill in semantics, syntax, morphology and phonology contribute to a child’s pragmatic development? 3. When a child has a MLU of 3.0, what can be expected of his/her pragmatic skills?...
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- Winter '10
- Developmental Psychology, Skill, MLU