Unformatted text preview: language Spanish is native language, and this situation adds to his accent, now. Over the years he has spent in America, Mario’s accent fades away. Mario’s love for talking is his positive reinforcement for the Interactionist theory; formed by Vygotsky. He wants to learn English because he receives a positive reinforcement by the joyful interactions he has within the conversations. As Mario becomes older and more knowledgeable with the English language is able to excel on the state standardized tests; this may have something to do with his cognitive process. I believe that children pass through each of the language theories, and eventually move to cognitive thoughts that are both biologically enforced and socially enforced through environments and genetics....
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course EDUCATION aed/201 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11