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15/05/12
Pedagogia en Ingles
Didactics I

Language Learning in Early Childhood

Professor Veronica Leon
José Miguel Ávalos
INTRODUCTION

Perhaps thousands of research about Language Learning in Early Childhood have been made, based on some of them, the book of the analysis was created.

Due to the book “Language Learning in Early Childhood”
“As children progress through the discovery of language in their first three years, there are predictable patterns in the emergence and development of many features of the language they are learning. For some language features the patterns that are described in terms of developmental In the first marked developmental stage goes for Developmental Sequences, or “STAGES”.

Briefly explained, the whole text goes for different Stages in Language Learning since each stage children pass through has its specific characteristic, also some theories to explain the first language acquisition since the very beginning of a child’s mind, how he perceives the world surrounded him , different types of childhood bilingualism some language disorders such as deafness, articulacy problems, dyslexia and how important the role of teachers is in this problem.

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DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES

Grammatical Morphemes:

Has to do with how the child acquire some morphemes
Due to Roger Brown’s research, fourteen grammatical morphemes are acquired in a similar sequence.

One of the developmental stages is Negation, called like that because children learn the function of negation very early. This function has 4 Stages:

1st. The word NO is the main word they learn for using functions and expressing themselves and for language learning. Ex. No wash teeth

2nd. Now comes the sentences with a subject:
Ex. Daddy, no wash teeth!

3rd This particular negative sentence is more well-structured. Including “can’t” and “don’t” Ex. I can’t...