Learning Objectives

9.1 What are five basic aspects of language?

9.2 What parts of the brain are specialized for language?

9.3 What are the basic theories about how children develop language?

9.4 How does language develop from before birth through adolescence?

9.5 How do children learn to read and write?

9.6 What are some consequences of being bilingual as a child? What types of education programs are used for children who do not speak English?

9.7 What types of language disorders can children have?