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ENG 375 - Language Acquisition Yng Child
Language Acquisition In Young Children
Prerequisite: ENG 100 and a 100 or 200-level literature course

Study of the development of first and second language (L1 and L2) in young children (birth through puberty). Includes infants' ability at birth, pre-linguistic development, the first words, and phonological, syntactic, and semantic development. Study of the major issues in L1 and L2 acquisition theory, such as critical period hypothesis. Comparison of various theoretical models of acquisition theory, such as the critical period hypothesis. Comparison of various theoretical models of acquisition for L1 and L2. Consideration of social and cultural factors affecting language acquisitions.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

English Department

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

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