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Acquisition vs. Learning

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Children acquire a first language through thousands of hours of “natural immersion.” They rely on massive amounts of neurons to absorb language directly.

Adults learn a second language via the use of cognitive tools. They categorize, classify, and associate new information with existing information.

Some people think learning a second language = creating a separate iceberg. The reality though is that adults have an underlying cognitive proficiency.

The Lifeprint Curriculumon ASLTC makes use of the underlying cognitive proficiency of adults.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 06:05  


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