CHILD LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

Studies of CLA

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HALLIDAYS SEVEN FUNCTIONS

INSTRUMENTAL - TO GET SOMETHING

REGULATORY - TO GET SOMETHING

INTERACTIONAL - TO RELATE TO OTHERS

PERSONAL - CONVEY IDENTITY AND FEELINGS

HEURISTIC - FIND OUT ABOUT ENVIRONMENT

IMAGINITIVE - STORYTELLING OR HUMOUR

REPRESENTATIONAL - CONVEY INFO

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VYGOTKSY SOCIO-CULTURAL THEORY

TWO FACTORS WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

- PRIVATE SPEECH = TALKING ALOUD TO ITSELF

- THE ZPD = CAREGIVER GIVES QUESTIONS FOR CHILD TO RESPOND TO, TO ENCOURAGE THEM

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CRUTTENDENS THREE STAGES OF INFLECTIONS

STAGE 1 - INCONSISTENT UGSAGE = USE INFLECTION CORRECTLY SOME OF TIME - KNOW WORD BUT NOT GRAMMATICAL RULE

STAGE 2 - CONSISTENT BUT MISAPPLIED = OVERGENERALISATION OR A VIRTUOUS ERROR - MISTAKENLY FORM IRREG VERBS

STAGE 3 - CONSTENT USAGE = CAN FORM IRREGS SUCCESSFULLY

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BERKO WUG TEST

- CHILDREN ARE SHOWN PIC "THIS IS A WUG"

CHILDREN ARE SHOWN TWO WUGS "HERE IS ANOTHER ONE"

" NOW THERE ARE TWO _ _ _ _ " - MANY CHILDREN WERE ABLE TO FORM THE PLURAL - WUGS.

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AITCHISON'S THREE STAGES

LABELLING - LINKING WORD TO OBJECT

PACKAGING - UNDERSTANDING MEANINGS AND CONNOTATIONS

NETWORK BUILDING - GRASPING CONNECTIONS BEWTEEN WORDS AND UNDERSTANDING HYPERNYMS AND HYPONYMS.

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Comments

christina

What's a ZPD? :S

Paul Dutton


A brief and useful revision guide.  Good for refreshing knowledge when feeling overwhelmed!

lgs08130

A Zone of Proximal Development- the area at which the child learns best :)

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