Language Acquisition

Lois Bloom theorized that language development should be looked at through a semantic filter. J. Dore used a pragmatic filter. Compare and contrast their theories with the other semantic/pragmatic theories discussed in your text. (How did each believe that language development happened, how did they describe the stages or components of the process, what labels did they use.) You should be able to find sufficient information to complete this assignment by simply googling each name.

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Lois Bloom stated that the language development should be accessed through the semantic filter which J. Dore applied. The verb inflections development and the semantic of verbs are the most vital aspects. According to Lois Bloom, the early childhood sentence…

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