Ling 437 First Language Acquisition

Introduction to main aspects of first language acquisition in childhood, from infancy to the early school years. Examines comprehension and production of the structural and social aspects of language. Includes discussion of language acquisition theories from linguistic, psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. Research project based on collection and analysis of child language data required. Strongly recommended: Ling 391.



Slash Listed Courses

Also offered for graduate-level credit as Ling 537 and may be taken only once for credit.


Ling 390.