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16 Cards in this Set

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what are the 5 components of language?
syntax, morphology, phonology, semantics, pragmatics
morphology- what are the 2 types of morphemes?
bound morphemes
free morphemes
free morphemes
can stand alone, such a single word
bound morphemes
can not stand alone and are attached to free morphemes

they are grammatical markings
speech act
an utterance
Behavioral Theory of Language Development
developed by B.F. Skinner

Skinner believed that language developed from the child's environment and is a learned behavior
Pyscholinguistic-Syntactic Theory of Language Delveopment
developed by Chomsky

Chomsky believed that there is an innate language device- LAD- which is why there are some universal rules for different languages
Psycholinguistic-Semantic/Cognitive Theory of Language Development
an attempt to explain the roles/meanings of nouns

agentive, dative, experiencer, factitive, instrumental, locative, objective
Sociolinguistic Theory of Language Development
believes that the use of language (pragmatics) is essential to the development of language
approximate age of first words
12 months
approximate age a child can begin to combine words
18-24 months
what types of words do children usually use first?
can be verbal or physical
object permanence
when a child learns that an object still exists even if they cant see it

this is important for the development of language
when a child learns that they or other communication partners can cause something to happen
when a child learns their actions can result in a preferred outcome