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Child-Directed Speech

When adults are speaking to children, they choose different styles and registers

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Poverty of the Stimulus

Chomsky's theory that adults speak to young children with a 'degenerate' version of English

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Features of CDS

- It is grammatical and free of errors
- High pitch
- Exaggerated intonation

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Joint Attention

Participants of a conversation attend to the same focus

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Common Ground

Speakers' consideration of what listeners do and do not know

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Co-Opting

At 6+ months, children use adults as 'instruments' to help them achieve goals

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Physical Co-Presence

Actual presence of the object of attention

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Conversational Co-Presence

Reference of an object that has been proposed as the topic of discussion

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Exchange Games

Games requiring active participation
E.g. peek-a-boo

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Is CDS Universal?

The Idea behind it is universal