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Stages of language acquisition ...
· NB: Children do not all develop at the
· However: Children all around the world
do pass through the same set of stages.
There is a universal pattern of
acquisition, regardless of the language
being acquired.…read more
Before birth ...
· Evidence suggests that
even in the womb, the
acclimatises to the
sounds of its native
· Mehler 1988: French
new born babies were
able to distinguish French
from other languages.…read more