Theoretical Perspectives

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Theoretical Perspectives by Mind Map: Theoretical Perspectives

1. Behaviorist Perspective

1.1. John Locke

1.2. Bases learning on the responses to the environment

2. Nativist Perspective

2.1. Linguist Noam Chomsky

2.2. Emphasizes inborn or innate human capabilities as being responsible for language development.

3. Cognitive developmentalist Perspective

3.1. Jean Piaget

3.2. Language is aquired as maturation occurs and cognitive competecies develop

4. Interactionaist Perspective

4.1. Lev Vygotsky

4.2. Language is aquired through attempts to communicate with the surrounding given.