3. Language Development - lecture outline

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Lecture Outline : Language Development
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Five major subsystems of language: 1. Phonology phonemes 1. Morphology Morphemes Example: un-speak-able 1. Syntax Example: o If she had finished her homework, she could have watched TV. o Television had she homework finished if she have could her watched. 1. Semantics 1. Pragmatics
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Language Development Note: 1-6 = prelinguistic vocalization 1. Crying 1. Cooing 1. Vocal Play Examples: “ba,” “ga,” “ma” 1. Canonical Babbling Examples: o “ma-ma-ma-ma” o “ah-ka-ba-da” 1. Conversational Babbling 1. Protowords
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Language Development (cont.) 1. First Words receptive vs. spoken vocabulary What typically are first words?
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Unformatted text preview: • rate of spoken vocabulary • underextension vs. overextension • sex differences • influence of temperament and family SES • referential vs. expressive speech styles 1. Two-word utterances and telegraphic speech Theories of Language Development 1. The Behaviorist Perspective • B.F. Skinner 1. The Nativist Perspective • Noam Chomsky • language acquisition device (LAD) Bilingualism • Prevalence • Two types: 1. Acquiring two languages at same time 2. Learning second language after mastering first • Second language sensitive period • Positive effects of bilingualism...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course HDFS 2113 taught by Professor Criss during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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