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embedded form

adding or rearranging elements w/in a sentence
"the boy who got a haircut looks nice"

2

heuristic communication

children attempting to have events in their environment explained to them,
environment organized & investigated

3

grammatical morphemes

1. -ing
2. in, on
3. plural -s
4. irregular past tense
5. possessive -s
6. uncontractible copula
7. articles
8. -ed
9. 3rd person -s
10. irregular 3rd person
11. uncontractible auxiliary
12. contractible copula
13. contractible auxiliary

4

temporal auditory processing

ability to perceive brief acoustic events that comprise speech sounds & track changes as they happen quickly

5

concrete operations stage of development

7-11 years, child is less egocentric, uses logical causality &
effective classification

6

information processing theory

focuses on how language is learned
& what types of cognitive functioning are necessary,
emphasis on auditory processing

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auditory processing components

discrimination,
attention,
memory,
rate,
sequencing
& recently:
phonological processing,
temporal auditory processing

8

social interactionism theory
(Vygotsky)

emphasize language function over structure,
language develops as a function of social interaction,
motivation key in using language

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pragmatic stages: prelocutionary behavior

signals have an effect on the listener/observer
but lack communicative intent

10

pragmatic stages: illocutionary behavior

signal to carry out some socially organized action
(pointing & laughing),
uses intentional communication

11

pragmatic stages: locutionary

pragmatic stages: locutionary begins to use words

12

holophrastic

1 word used to communicate variety of meanings,
represents complex idea

13

formal operations stage (piaget)

child uses other point of view

14

behavior theory

Skinner: language acquisition as verbal behavior

15

nativist theory

chomsky: children are born with a language acquisition device that contains the universal rules of language

16

cognitive theory

Piaget: cognition and intellectual processes make language possible

17

information processing

how language is learned, and what types cognitive function are necessary for language learning

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social interactionism theory:

Vygostsky: function over structure. language develop as a function.