1. Explain word organisation by morphological relatedness
- patterns are made morphologically involving affixes and/ suffixes then applied to other contexts
- the grammatical aspect of words e.g. suffixes hinder the learning of words
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2. How do children learn combinations of words?
- some are already there e.g. compound words
- they guess eventually
- they have to link them in a special part of the brain
- adults make the word boundaries unclear
3. In terms of lexical constraints- what is mutual exclusivity?
- if we already give the name of the whole, children then label the part of the object
- children do not learn the name of detail until very late
- children use cancellation techniques to figure out word meanings
4. How is language used with activities?
- the child talks during the activities
- language serves as an accompaniment to each activity
- it isn't
5. How do children work out word meanings?
- follow lexical constraints and social cues
- use their intuition