Language acquisition - why less is more

Language acquisition - why less is more

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According to Dr. Friederici, focusing on syntax and the grammatical rules of a language is more efficient than learning vocabulary. In this case, a simple set of a few nouns, verbs, and adjectives can help the learner to understand the syntactical rules of the language before branching out into more complex semantic contexts.
Tags:
language acquisition, language processing, linguistics, cognitive psychology
Duration:
00:02:49