· Phonological development
· Lexical and semantic development
· Syntactical development
· Pragmatic development
· Theoretical approaches to language acquisition
· Normal variations in spoken language development
· Atypical spoken language development
· Spoken language development during the school years
· Second language acquisition (bilingualism)
· Spoken language development in the adult years
· The effects of aging on spoken language
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
To obtain a general view on the ontogenesis of spoken language both from a descriptive perspective as well as in terms of the involved cognitive processes.
With respect to the reference list of academic competences, this course primarily aims to bring the students to :
- The prelinguistic period
- Acquisition of the early lexicon
- Acquisition of phonology
- Acquisition of the lexicon
- Acquisition of morphology
- Acquisition of semantics
- Acquisition of syntax
- Acquisition of pragmatics
- Spoken language at the adult age
- Individual variations
- Atypical development
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Lectures
Due to the exceptional COVID-related circumstances, the lectures will use a comodal format combining simultaneously classroom and online instruction. Depending on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains possible that teaching evolves to a purely distantial, online format.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Caution: Depending on the evolution of the sanitary situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, this exam can be in presential or in distantial (online) format.
Evaluation in session
- written exam
- 40 multiple choice questions: 4 options, 1 correct alternative
- to pass the exam, the student must have answered 25 questions out of 40 correctly
Depending on the evolution of the sanitary situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exam will be in presential or distantial (online) format.