Theorists and Pragmatics

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Theorist: Skinner
Supports Pragmatics – Particular functions Dore’s function of repeating same functions do suggest that children learn through imitation
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Children have innate ability to learn language and pragmatics...
Theorist: Chomsky doesn’t support pragmatics . Says child wouldn’t have to see it demonstrated, they would just know.
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Theorist: Piaget
learn through experience – supports Theorist: Halliday. Heuristic suggest children learn through environment. Sensory motor stage – egocentric – supports language in early century.
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Theorist: Piaget, Halliday, Dore
focus on the child’s use of language as a way to discover the world and so supports Piaget ideas of children learning by discover ‘doing’
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Children have innate ability to learn language and pragmatics...

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Theorist: Chomsky doesn’t support pragmatics . Says child wouldn’t have to see it demonstrated, they would just know.

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Theorist: Piaget

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Theorist: Piaget, Halliday, Dore

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