First Language Acquisition


Write FEWER THAN 100 words for each question:

  • Explain simply the difference between first language and second language acquisition.
  • In your opinion, how is human language different from animal communication?
  • In your opinion, what is Universal Grammar?
  • Do you think that human beings have an instinct to communicate and cooperate? Explain your answer.
  • In your opinion, how do babies learn the sound system of their native language?
  • Do we need language in order to think?
  • How are children able to speak a language fluently before they can tie their shoelaces?
  • In what ways do young children practice their first language as they grow up?