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language acquisition       LUcat Search catalogue MMS 9839617224202711

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Process by which humans acquire the capacity to perceive and comprehend language. Language acquisition usually refers to first-language (L1) acquisition, which studies infants' acquisition of their native language, whether spoken or signed. (Source: Wikipedia, accessed 3 July 2020).

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first-language acquisition
first language acquisition
L1-acquisition

Related terms
cognition
learning
linguistics

Subject category
18.01 LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS GENERAL

Indexing history
Added 2020.



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