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?

  • Jean Piaget
  • B.F Skinner
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Lev Vygotsky
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2. Which theorist observed childrens play and linked it to cognitive and social development?

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

3. Which theory does Jerome Bruner support?

  • Social Interactionist
  • Cognitive
  • Behaviourist
  • Nativist

4. Which theory believes that CLA is part of a wider development of understanding that develops?

  • Cognitive
  • Social Interactionist
  • Cognitive
  • Nativist

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

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

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