Acquisition (7 hours)

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Module overview

The goal of this module is for you to learn what special techniques are used for research on language acquisition and what special questions or challenges come up with this kind of research. By the end of the module, hopefully you will be able to do the following things:

Module instructions

This module includes three tasks.

Module activities

  1. Habituation paradigms and the head-turn paradigm (3 hours)
  2. Child grammar: is it continuous with adult grammar? (1.5 hours)
  3. Second language acquisition in adults (2.5 hours)
  4. Optional: discussion topics

by Stephen Politzer-Ahles. Last modified on 2021-07-15. CC-BY-4.0.