The Linguistic Innateness Theory Of Amanda's Language Development

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Amanda’s language development can best be exemplified by the Linguistic Innateness Theory, according to Nikola Wolf Nelson (2010). This is because Linguistic Innateness Theory describes language development as a human talent that is unique, genetically determined, and innate. Also, this theory explains that direct teaching cannot explain normal development, minimal success may be a result of the efforts to teach language, according to (Nelson, 2010). According to Amanda’s background history, Amanda’s mother assists her in homework and provides her with reading tutor services twice a week. This demonstrates that the efforts for learning are provided by Amanda’s mother and formal schooling, yet difficulties still remain an issue despite best …show more content…
It is convenient to help the client build a good vocabulary base and knowledge to be able to increase both receptive and expressive language skills. Both of the aforementioned objectives will be worked in tandem. The activity to be used to target these objectives is called “A shot at same or different”. This activity will require a pretend grocery shopping because it is an interest to the Amanda and then go around the facility where several duplicate grocery objects will be placed in different areas. The clinician will use a toy shopping cart and take Amanda around the facility to grab those items and for every item he will ask Amanda if they are the same or different to the original items. The clinician will model and prompt language use during the activity. The client will then repeat the same process and record the results of Amanda’s …show more content…
First you will need an ice cream cone and Amanda will choose the color of her ice cream scoops. Next, she has to choose a topic. There are some different topics written on cherry cards or the client can make up her own topics. Then the clinician and the client can start building their conversation. Amanda will take a turn with the clinician and choose an appropriate ice cream scoop to put on top of the cone. The will be able to take as many different conversational turns as they want or is required during formative analysis and the conversation can progress in many different

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