English Language acquisition - Lexis

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The -ing endings on verbs
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The preposition in
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The preposition on
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The regular plural ending 's' and irregular past tense form 'went'
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The -s ending on nouns which expresses possession
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The full form of the verb 'to be' when it is the only verb in a sentence.
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The definite and indefinite articles, 'the' and 'a'
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The regular past tense ending - 'ed'
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At what age do children begin to acquire negatives?
around 2 and a half years old.
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Katherine Nelson
Children tend to use nouns as their main word class early on
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Berko and Brown
The 'fis' phenomenon, babies do not hear themselves in the same way that they hear others and no amount of correcting will change this.
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Chomsky and Pinker
Babies are born with an innate knowledge of the structure of language (all language share the same basic structure) and this speeds up their learning of their native language when they hear it. When they hear examples of language they fit these into
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