Delve into the theories of how language is acquired. Study first language acquisition and bilingualism, then examine a range of theories including nativist, functional, sociocultural, input hypothesis, usage based and dynamic systems
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This subject examines how languages are acquired, whether for young children acquiring their first language(s) or older learners acquiring a second or subsequent language. It examines the various theories used to explain the processes of acquisition and explores the various empirical studies used to test these theories.
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