Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
This course provides an overview of the field of first language acquisition. It examines issues of language development from the child's birth to high school graduation. The course materials address a variety of topics in applied linguistics, such as linguistic development in infancy, acquisition of linguistic ability in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and speaking skills. Furthermore, it examines underlying factors that may lead to atypical language development and evaluates language-therapeutic approaches in addressing those factors. It also includes a practical component applying and evaluating research methodology in child language research.
Permission of the Department.
Prerequisite(s): LING 111 and LING 112
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