Theorists

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H D E C A S P E R A N D F I F E R X S H H
U Y M U G B J P V A Y H W D D L Q V Y G M
Q K A Q A F H L M L X H B R H I A H Y C I
C S X N J S Y B H R W H Y K K A T G A G B
I M V E T O K Y B O L P U A O U R L D X W
R O W S T P G X O C F C T O N E C A I E X
O H E C L N O G B S W H B K B C H T L G A
G C I T M O B B F E E Q K E N X V S L U L
E M M F M B W L K R D X N F X V N Y A V Y
R A H E R I Y U I E J N N Q Y R Q R H A S
B O Q C C P T N K I E J K Y M V D C L B C
R N G J C F E J R L W C U D E W H D E R Q
O F F G D N X C C S L F X X F D B I A Y M
W E R Y E Y A I G E T M I F H V H V H R J
N G K L K I R D E L Y P P E O C I A C D R
I B S B R E L J X R Q I E K R J T D I O U
A O N E N P X P L Y U Y P J K E Q R M X K
N B E L L U G I A N D M C N E I L L P E W
K C O C R J H M J E R O M E B R U N E R L
M H G L R O K V Q U M Q D F Y L I D F F P
M C K G P R N I H K E F A G T P I T X E T

Clues

  • Categorised children's first words into four groups (9, 6)
  • Nativist that suggested that children are born with a language acquisition device. They have an innate ability to acquire language (4, 7)
  • Put child language into 7 function groups (7, 8)
  • suggested the 3 stages to question formation (7, 3, 7)
  • Suggested the two wordstage and theory of regression (5, 5)
  • The grammar king who put forward the stages of negative s (5, 7)
  • The theorist that divided overextension into three categories (6, 8)
  • the theorist who said children learned through the input of their carers, correcting and supporting their language development (6, 6)
  • The theorist who suggested the critical period (4, 9)
  • The theorists who suggested that a three day old baby can identify their own mother's voice. (2, 6, 3, 5)

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