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    How do Language and Literacy Develop? In this essay the aim is to explain how language and literacy develop from the ages and stages of development, although oral language provides the foundation for written language they are both very different. Explaining features’ that are key to language acquisition and the development also comparing two theories from different theorists, I chose to look at the theory of Vygotsky whom is a Social interaction theorist and the other by Skinner whom is a behavior theorist while doing this, then finally moving onto a section about the implications of the process of development for teaches’ engagement with children in early childhood settings. All these particular individual statements are a large part of understanding…

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    Language Development

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    Introduction Language is an important aspect of a child’s development. As interactions with the world become more complex, so too does a child’s need for more complex means of engaging with the world. It is a unique attribute of humans that we develop language as a way of communicating. The need for language is emotional, social and cultural. A child negotiates these needs through speaking and writing, listening and reading. Language is initially transmitted orally and with body language. As…

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    Language is used in mutual communication tool between people, which includes feelings, thoughts and desires, and is defined with sound that has a form and meaning in terms of every society was formed with the help of common rules of it allowing the transfer to other people according to their own values, versatile and is defined as sound woven from advanced system. One of the important features of the language is the fact that it is a social being where elements of language is composed by the…

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    Encouraging Language Development Language development is one of the key factors for a child’s healthy cognitive and even physical development as it involves muscles of the face and mouth, requiring them to work simultaneously, ears training to hear and recognize sounds and speech flow and cognition for comprehension and communication. Behaviorist theory suggests that a parent reinforces language when they praise their child for annunciating words like da-da or ma-ma. Although the child begins…

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    questions are important to consider when examining a language development theory? Write out each question and provide a description of the major points of all three. There are three questions that are important to consider when examining a language development theory. The first question is: What do infants bring to the task of language learning? This refers to infants’ language abilities when they are born and how they acquire language as they age. This question is essentially the…

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    time, especially when it comes to language. In addition to many other things, psycholinguists study children and their language development. They are interested in “whether the capacity for language is a skill that is built into the brain or whether language acquisition is experience-driven” (McCabe 370). I believe that language development happens quickly in children because it is the focus of the adults around them. Due to the situations I have experienced, I think a child’s language…

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    Oral Language Development

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    Introduction Over the centuries, language has progressed along with human civilization. Some would argue this is what separate us from animals, more importantly however, through different forms of language we are able to express our intentions, share our thoughts and feelings and create better pedagogies for our students. Language can take on many forms, in its purest form language can be heard via oral communication (Fellows & Oakley, 2014), it can vary through, tone, pitch and different types…

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    INTRODUCTION 2 RESEARCH OBJECTIVES 1) To study the language development in terms of speech of autistic children below the age of 12. 2) To study the language component of autistic children below the age of 12. 2 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1) What are the defects of phonetics and phonological structures in the speech of autistic children? 2) What are the patterns in speech grammar and syntax of autistic children? LITERATURE REVIEW Language, in its broadest term, may only give a general level of…

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    If Jane 's language was developing normally, at nine months, she would be babbling. Her babbling would become more complex and more varied as it progresses. As her babbling progresses, instead of only uttering consonant or vowel sounds, she 'll put vowels and consonant to say "mama " or "dada," for example. As she gets even older, this string of vowel and consonant sounds will become varied in pitch (intonation). Intonation is an important characteristic of regular conversation. Because of Jane…

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    time.  What developmental themes do you think you will be tracking in your students in the future? o I will be tracking a few things. I feel one of the most important developmental themes will be the children’s language development. Are they communicating with me as a teacher as well as other children? Are they using their words rather than yelling or hitting? Another developmental area to track would be the children’s social development. Their engagement in play as well as activities…

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