Espanol y Cerebro
Delaney Wolfe, sept 4, 2015
Lateralization: When each side of the brain develops specialize funtions.
YOUNGER: Same spot for both languages
OLDER: Different spot for both languages
Laterialization completes puberty.
Young learners (before 5)
They will likely develop native-like accent. Less learn considered proficient like to recive comprehensibe input.
Older learners (5 and older)
BICS-- Basic Interpersonal Commication Skills
2-3 years-- understand social
4-10 years-- Read, write, speak, listen academic
Early speech Production
- Access to language
- Language development
- Quality of instruction
- Cognitive ability