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Information for module PLING156

This module is available for 2017/18

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Module code:PLING156 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Language Acquisition
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:PLING159 or equivalent Introduction to language development course 
Module outline:This course introduces students to the scientific study of how language is acquired by typically developing children, with special reference to the period after the onset of syntax, at around 2 years. 
Module aims:The aim of the module is to develop understanding of the processes of language acquisition.  
Module objectives:- to become familiar with the normal stages of language acquisition - to become familiar with different frameworks and approaches to language acquisition, in particular with the generative approach - to develop an ability to understand and evaluate research findings in language acquisition  
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:One essay (3,000 words) 100.00% 
Notes:available as an option module (numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact  
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option course 
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Last updated:2017-03-03 06:39:40 by uclysda