What Have You Learned?

By Skylar Morris

Laterialization Language Development

Laterialization is when each side of the brain develops its own specialized functions. It is completed by puberty, so the best time time to learn languages is from the ages of two to puberty. It has been said that young learners before the age of five are native speakers of both languages such as English and Spanish. The young learners will likely develop a native-like accent.

Learning Of The Language

For people to understand everyday discussions you will need to take two to three years of the language. Now for you to write, speak, and even listen at academic level you would have to take the language for about four to ten years. If you are fluent with your first language you can consciously use strategies to aid learning that'll help you learning your second language. The most common things in learning a language are the skills and concepts or interdependent.

The Acquisition Of A Second Language

  • Motivation
  • Age
  • Access to the language
  • Personality
  • First Language development
  • Quality of instruction
  • Cognitive ability