In this blog post, we will look at major differences between English and Spanish languages. We will also look at some common errors by Spanish learners of English. In other words, problems faced by native Spanish speakers, who are trying to learn English as their Second Language.
Category: Language Acquisition
Looking at existing bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition literature, we will understand some of the factors that affect second language learning. For example, some key factors are learner’s age, intelligence, language learning aptitude, social setting, motivation, etc.
Linguists studying Language Acquisition deal with an unsolved debate about whether semantics appears before syntax during the course of language development.
To look into the claims of what and how much is innate and is input driven, language researchers have, time and again, posited some basic questions. In this article, we will discuss some of them. Why do not children generate overly general grammars along with structural independent mistakes? Focusing on the nature of linguistic...
Syntax acquisition is the area of child language acquisition that has started to garner profound interest, more so in the last two to three decades. Linguists and other researchers interested in child language acquisition from the perspective of syntax and, even otherwise, are separated by their theoretical perspectives as well as their understanding of child language data.