First Language Acquisition
Linguistics College of Humanities
First language acquisition examines how children learn their first language and also how children learn multiple languages at the same time. The course examines the theories, issues, and major findings in the field of first language acquisition. It addresses how language development is influenced by what language the child is learning.
Students will be able to discuss the main theories related to First Language Acquisition
Basic processes and stages
Understand the basic processes and stages of First Language Acquisition
Stages of language development
Analyze the language use and development of children at various stages of language development
Articulate and discuss research
Articulate and discuss research in First Language Acquisition that will cumulate in a formal research paper.