1. How do children work out word meanings?
- follow lexical constraints and social cues
- use their intuition
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2. In terms of lexical constraints- what is whole object assumption?
- children do not learn the names of entire objects
- children learn detail before whole object
- children learn the whole object before any detail and assume an object has its name due to shape instead of semantic meaning
- children learn words based on sound
3. How is language used with activities?
- the child talks during the activities
- language serves as an accompaniment to each activity
- it isn't
4. 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
5. 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