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Child Language Acquisition - LING334

This unit introduces students to current theories of language acquisition, and studies children's acquisition of word learning, morphology, syntax and pragmatics. Other topics include child bilingualism and child second language acquisition. Tutorials focus on working with data, including transcript data from children's spontaneous speech, and discussions of appropriate experimental methodologies for evaluating children's knowledge of language.

This unit is a prerequisite for the Master of Speech and Language Pathology program.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Rosalind Thornton

6cp in LING units at 200 level including (LING220 or LING214 or LING217 or PSY238Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LING323
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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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