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How do we learn language?

There must be a person out there who knows how do we learn language in psychology.
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francyne
That is where the theory of universal grammar comes in. This theory posits that all languages have the same basic structural foundation. While children are not genetically “hard-wired” to speak a particular language like Dutch or Japanese, universal grammar lets them learn the rules and patterns of these languages—including those they were never explicitly taught. Some linguists believe that universal grammar and its interaction with the rest of the brain is the design mechanism that allows children to become fluent in any language during the first few years of life. In fact, childhood may be a critical period for the acquisition of language capabilities. Some scientists claim that if a person does not acquire any language before the teen-aged years, they will never do so in a functional sense. Children may also have a heightened ability, compared to adults, to learn second languages--especially in natural settings. Adults, however, may have some advantages in the conscious study of a second language in a classroom setting.
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karthur
"The problem: other's languages Even as all people believes they're a professional upon speech, all people believes they may be a pro upon acquisition languages... which is, along others acquisition 'languages' and precisely why they must. Common your list: People want pupils to find out foreign languages. Folks wishing immigrants to know the national words. Folks desire their property language to be the nation's language. Unprivileged have concerns that their dialects definitely not disappear. Esperantists want every person to master Esperanto. Neo-People in the usa need to learn Language. Low-People in america are usually worried that everybody will discover British. Mothers and fathers should show their kids anything aside from the country wide language"
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