Key CLA Theorists

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1. Which theorist believes that children are active learners that use environment and social interaction to shape their language?

  • Jean Piaget
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Lev Vygotsky
  • Jerome Bruner
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2. Who believes in 'universal grammar' and that learning takes place through LAD?

  • Jean Piaget
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Lev Vygotsky
  • B.F. Skinner

3. Which theorist introduced the 'scaffolding concept' and believe there must be a LASS for children to learn language?

  • Noam Chomsky
  • Lev Vygotsky
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Jean Piaget

4. Who believes that humans have an inbuilt capacity to acquire language?

  • Cognitive
  • Nativist
  • Social Interactionist
  • Behaviourist

5. Which theory believes that language is developed through interaction with adults?

  • Cognitive
  • Nativist
  • Social Interactionist
  • Behaviourist

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