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language acquisition classification
language acquisition, language classification
What are the stages in language acquisition?
: One-Word Stage
Dada = This is daddy's. Daddy is coming. Where is daddy?
: Two-Word Stage
Daddy come; More juice; No bed
*Where syntax beings.
What is overgeneralization?
When a word is pluralized twice or made into a past tense twice.
: eated, doed, falled, catched; foots, mans, childs
What is critical period?
A specific time frame where normal acquisition of language is possible. (~14yrs)
: Chelsea was not exposed to speech until 31. Vocabulary consists of only 2000 words.
How do linguists determine which languages are related? (Genetic Classification)
1. Basic vocabulary
2. Similarity in sound
3. Grammatical structure