Irst and second language and literacy acquisition and development
Title: Write a critical review of the key theories (4) of first and second language and literacy acquisition and development. Analyse a range of language and literacy approaches to teaching, and relate them to the key theories.
DONaT critique the first language against the second language
Critique first and second language acquisition and methods for teaching donat list all teaching approaches you must find links
Include new literacy approach (only one paragraph)
Maybe look at the proas and conas of each theory
The 4 theories and approaches you could include:
critical age hypothesis
innate hypothesis chomsky
behavourist imitation reinforcement theory skinner
cognitive jean piaget
naturuist input theory, interaction
Make links to teaching approaches as seen below:
Grammar translation Cognitive Chompsky
Audiolingualism Behavourist theory Skinner
Presentation, practice, production piaget
Direct method input hypothesis krashan
Critical review outcomes:
Understand theories and principles relating to language acquisition and learning Review theories of first and second language acquisition and learning Review language teaching approaches associated with theories of first and second language acquisition and learning.
Understand theories and principles relating to literacy learning and development Analyse theories of literacy learning and development Analyse literacy teaching approaches associated with theories of literacy learning and development.
References to look at: (4 or 5 references needed including journals and books)
J Harmer, The practice of english language teaching
D Crystal, How language works
Lightbowen and Spada, How languages are learned (2006) language learning in early childhood