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Stages of Language Acquisition

Stages of Language Acquisition

Language Acquisition: Stages of Language Learning

Language is acquired in specific stages of development. However, there are multiple schools of thought on the subject: some theories are very general in their depiction of the stages, whilst others are more specific.

Piaget and Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist that was famous for his four stages of cognitive development for children. He was a huge supporter of education for children. In fact, he believed it was the only way to save the world, in the future.

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What stages do we go through to learn our language?

  • Language Acquisition: Stages of Language Learning
  • Piaget and Cognitive Development
  • Chomsky
  • A More Modern Approach
  • Evaluation
  • References

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