Child language aquisition- Speech

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What are proto-words?
Word like vocalisations that don't match actual words but are used for the same meaning. Eg ''mmm'' for give me that, approx age 9-12mths
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How old are children in the two word combination stage?
18-24 mths
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How old are children in the holophrastic stage?
12-18mths
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What is the telegraphic stage?
Three or more words combined. Approx 24-34mths
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How old are children in the post telegraphic stage?
36mths +
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What is the difference between the telegraphic and post telegraphic stage?
In the post telegraphic stage, children use mpre grammatically complex combinations, compared to just 3 or more words in the telegraphic stage
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What is the LANGUAGE AQUISITION DEVICE (LAD)?
The human brains inbuilt capacity to accquire language
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What is phonemic expansion?
The variety of sounds produced by the child increases
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What does Noam Chompsky believe?
Learning takes place through an innate brain mechanism. Language is pre programmed with the ability to accquire grammatical structures. He calls this the language acquisition device (LAD).
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What is universal grammar?
The explanation that all word languages share the principles of grammar despite surface differences in lexis and phonology.
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How old are children in the two word combination stage?

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18-24 mths

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How old are children in the holophrastic stage?

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What is the telegraphic stage?

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