Key CLA Theorists

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1. Who believes that children imitate and copy adults and are conditioned to using the correct language through reinforcement?

  • B.F Skinner
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Jean Piaget
  • Lev Vygotsky
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2. Who believes that humans have an inbuilt capacity to acquire language?

  • Social Interactionist
  • Cognitive
  • Nativist
  • Behaviourist

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

  • Jerome Bruner
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Jean Piaget
  • Lev Vygotsky

4. Which theory believes that language is acquired through imitation and reinforcement?

  • Behaviourist
  • Cognitive
  • Social Interactionist
  • Nativist

5. What theory does Jean Piaget support?

  • Bahaviourist
  • Nativist
  • Cognitive
  • Social Interactionist

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