24.904J Language Acquisition

Class Info

Covers the major results in the study of first-language acquisition concentrating on the development of linguistic structure, including morphology, syntax, and semantics. Universal aspects of development are discussed, as well as a variety of cross-linguistic phenomena. Theories of language learning are considered, including parameter-setting and maturation.

This class has 24.900 as a prerequisite.

24.904J will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by K. Wexler.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Language Acquisition site.

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