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Language Acquisition
A discussion on language development.
# 142653 | 750 words | 4 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Language (General)


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The paper relates that a lexicon is a foundation of knowledge about the language you speak, and a native speaker has knowledge about his language they may or may not realize, including information about words and phrases such as meaning and use. The paper explains that a lexicon is centered in categorization of appropriate usage of language--language being the usage of words and phrases, and a lexicon is the relationship between language and categories (Sternberg, 2009; Schaughnessy and Sanger, 2005).

From the Paper:

"What is a lexicon? A lexicon is a foundation of knowledge about the language you speak. A native speaker has knowledge about their language they may or may not realize. The knowledge includes information about words and phrases such as meaning and use. A lexicon is centered in categorization of appropriate usage of language--language being the usage of words and phrases. A lexicon is the relationship between language and categories (Sternberg, 2009; Schaughnessy and Sanger, 2005). There are critical periods of speech and language development."

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