Course Information
Course Code PSYC 3P61
(also offered as CHYS 3P61 and LING 3P61)
Course Title Child Language Acquisition: Early Stages
Description Theories, research and methods in early language development. Linguistic stages in the development of child language at the level of grammar and meaning (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics). Discourse as an indicator of the socialization process. Effects of interaction with care givers. Early bilingualism.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.
Restrictions open to PSYC (single or combined), APLI (single or combined), CHYS (single or combined), CHYS (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), HEAR, NEUR, SPLS (single or combined) majors, PSYC, APLI, CHYS minors, HESC, SLSC and TESC Certificate students until date specified in Registration guide.
Prerequisite(s) PSYC 1F90, or LING 1P92 and 1P93.
Notes LING 1F94 strongly recommended.