Joy RandleWIEF10/20/2011Annotated Bibliography1) Taylor, T.J. (2011). Understanding others and Understanding Language: How Do Children Do It? Language Science. 2) In this article, Talbot argues how a child’s participation in metalinguistic practices is necessary to a child’s development for understanding language and the understanding of minds other than their own. Everyday dealings with friends, neighbors, family, and caregivers help children to understand language, its properties, and its uses. Verbal experiences and behavior of themselves and the verbal behavior of others help them to gradually master the metalinguistic practices characteristics of their communities. Engaging in these communicational activities helps children to grasp the fundamentals of intentionality, reference, meaning, truth and understanding in language, actions, stories, and etc. It transforms the child’s early ability to communicate verbally including the sense they make of their own linguistic experience. There is
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