Will a Language Used in Childhood Be Lost Later in Life?

01/01/2018

No, it will not be. It is still stored in a human brain, according to Even if you’ve forgotten the language you spoke as a child, it still stays with you at https://qz.com/1155289/even-if-youve-forgotten-the-language-you-spoke-as-a-child-it-still-stays-with-you/. 

 

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29/12/2017

No, it will not be. It is still stored in a human brain, according to Even if you’ve forgotten the language you spoke as a child, it still stays with you at https://qz.com/1155289/even-if-youve-forgotten-the-language-you-spoke-as-a-child-it-still-stays-with-you/. 

 


Motherese Across Languages: Research on Language Acquisition

29/10/2017

Read A mother uses a similar tone with babies, no matter the language at https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/mother-uses-similar-tone-babies-no-matter-language. Excerpt:

Tessier agreed that this research clearly indicates that our brain is tuned to discerning language, even from an early age: “Babies are really focused on attending to speech around them, and noticing and storing patterns and distributions in that speech.”

While the researchers intend to continue exploring this newfound phenomenon, Piazza thinks the find might prove useful for educational purposes. She envisions “having virtual teachers or cartoon characters imitate infant-directed timbre to optimally engage with babies.”


Babies are Language Learning Machines But There Is a Snag: Timing is Everything

21/10/2017

Read more inWhy babies brains are the ‘best learning machines ever created’ at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/07/babies-can-learn-a-second-language-in-1-hour-per-day?utm_content=bufferb8892&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer


How Do Bilingual Children Acquire Their Languages?

02/05/2017

Read more:  In young bilingual children 2 languages develop simultaneously but independently at https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/fau-iyb041917.php

Excerpt:

Detailed results of the study are described in the article, “What Explains the Correlation between Growth in Vocabulary and Grammar? New Evidence from Latent Change Score Analyses of Simultaneous Bilingual Development.”

 


BUSTED! MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT LANGUAGE LEARNING

03/03/2017

What do you think?  Agree or disagree?  http://www.leadwithlanguages.org/busted-myths-and-misconceptions-about-language-learning/


The Science of L1: How babies learn the rules of language

21/02/2017

Source:  http://tucson.com/news/local/how-babies-learn-the-rules-of-language/article_59b80f0d-6eda-52ee-8d36-7629f7ac70e6.html

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