NOtice: All the grades have been corrected. The least grade/60 is 52
I'm going to be available tomorrow Jan 06 only at 11 as I'm invigilationg from 9 to 11 and from 12 to 3
Language Acquisition Study guide FALL 2012:
1- Discuss the difference between phonics/decoding approach and the whole word approach in terms of:
-definition, challenges, supporting research, problems, advocators, How.
2- The universal 4- phase reading program, advantages of early reading for pre-school age children/
3- Is language natural to humans as walking and smiling? ANswer with reference to isolated children's experiences.
4- Majjor factors governing language learning. Critical age for L1 learning
5- Compare and contrast between 5 teaching methods from the traditional methodsand 5 teaching methods from the contemporary methods?
6- The development of speech production:
a. from vocalization to babbling to speech ( All proceses).
b.The development of speech production: Consonants and vowels acquisition order (theory of variables)
c. early speech stages: 3 phases.
i. close approximation of the language's word order (def. and examples)
ii. morpheme acquisition (variables)
d. later formation for negatives: negation formation, periods
e. the development of speech comprehension. fetuses and speech input, all research in this field. all examples of brain-damaged children
f. parentese and baby talk: characteristics. imitation, rule learning and correction
7.Fetuses and Speech Input
8.Newborns (Neonates) and Speech Input
9-Speech Comprehension Occurs without Speech Production
10-In Normal Children Speech Comprehension Develops in Advance of Speech Production
11-Pre-speech normal infants
12- The Huttenlocher study
13-The Sachs and Truswell Study
14- Relative Paucity of Comprehension Study
15-THE RELATIONSHIP OF SPEECH PRODUCTION, SPEECH COMPREHENSION AND THOUGHT
16-Speech Comprehension Necessarily Precedes Speech Production
17- Thought as the Basis of Speech Comprehension
18-LEARNING ABSTRACT WORDS
19-MEMORY AND LOGIC IN LANGUAGE LEARNING
20- Naming: one-word utterances
21-Holophrastic functions: one-word utterances
22-Telegraphic speech:two and three utterances
23- The Brown Morpheme Acquisition Research
*24-Why this order of acquisition?
-Yes – No Questions
-WH Questions
-Passive formations
- Structure with 2 or more verbs
-Verb problems
25-›Interlanguage as a stylistic continuum: The answer is here on the PPT on Social, Discourse and Psycholinguistic aspects of inter-language (slides 6 to 8)
›26-The aculturation model of l2 acquisition: Same slide from 10-13
›27- Social identity and investment in l2 learning: Same slide from 14-15
28- Tarone slides 6-8, Giles Slide 9, Acculturation model
, problems, Schuman Same slide from 10-13, Social identity and investment
from 14-15, Acquiring discourse rules Slide 19, input and interaction Slide 20, types of foreign talk slide 21, Krashen's input hypothesis
slide 22, Vygotsky Slide 23, 25, , Scaffolding Slide 24, role of output and conflicting opinion Slide 26, swain 27, L1 transfer 29 , L1 interference 30,


10:00 pm Jan 6, 2013






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Today's Notes 19th November 2012





Today's notes



Dear All class will be cancelled tomorrow. You should go to the copy center to get your final copies of slides for this semester.
We will have a make up class on Wednesday. It is urgent to come.



REVIEW QUIZZES:
1-
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072322357/student_view0/chapter5/multiple_choice_quiz.html
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072322357/student_view0/chapter5/critical_thinking_exercise.html









second-language-acquisition-and-teaching-final-quiz-study-guide



Research paper on ONE of the following topics:
Baby talk
Parentese
Morpheme acquisition
Memory and logic in language learning
Bilingualism
You should narrow down your topic. Choose a point. Read research papers using the university’s databases
Give an introduction, body and conclusion
Not less than 5 pages exclusive of the references.**

SLA Midterm MArks Table

Seq.
Student No.
Student Name
1
120068047
22
2
207410160
22
3
207410255
24
4
207410313
23
5
208410085
25
6
209410090
25
7
209410108
25






PPT


Slides and PDF's after Hajj Break
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1- http://people.umass.edu/scable/LING201-SP11/Slides-Handouts/Lang-Acq.pdf
2-
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/cam033/2002071574.pdf
3-
http://www.personal.uni-jena.de/~x4diho/Script.First%20language%20acquisition.pdf
4-
http://ceep.crc.uiuc.edu/pubs/katzsym/clark-b.pdf

resources:
http://rahmayusita.wordpress.com/