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.