Theoretical Perspectives

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Theoretical Perspectives by Mind Map: Theoretical Perspectives

1. Interactionist

1.1. Vygotsky Bruner Halliday

1.1.1. This perspective contends that children acquire language through their attempts to communicate with the world around them. (Otto) Otto. Language Development in Early Childhood, 3rd Edition. Pearson Learning Solutions. Retrieved from <vbk:0558415040#outline(6.1.4)>.

1.2. Nurture

1.3. Pragmatic

2. Behaviorist

2.1. Skinner

2.1.1. Chomsky contends that all people inherently have the capacity to acquire language due to cognitive structures that process language differently from other stimuli. (Otto) Otto. Language Development in Early Childhood, 3rd Edition. Pearson Learning Solutions. Retrieved from <vbk:0558415040#outline(6.1.1)>.

2.2. Nurture

2.3. Semantic Syntactic Morphemic

3. Nativist

3.1. Chomsky

3.1.1. In this approach teachers give a variety of reading material so that the students can learn different types of communication.

3.2. Nature

3.3. Syntactic

4. Cognitive Developmentalist

4.1. Piaget

4.1.1. Piaget believed that there is development that first must occur before language can develop.

4.2. Nature

4.3. Semantic Morphemic