Understanding Language and Literacy Assignment

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UnderstandingLanguageandLiteracy
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION..........................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................3REFRENCES...................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONLanguage as well as literacy plays an essential role in a life of a human being, even if itcome from mouth of a baby. For a mother it is a very shining and special moment when she hearmama for her baby for a first time. Same as this language and literacy help a person indeveloping its career in proper manner. A child as well as young person learn many things formits surrounding, elders, friends and situation (Derewianka & Jones, 2016). This report willinclude various theory based on early stages of language acquisition and development. At last itwill include example which will explain theory appropriate according to the situation related tolanguage as well as literacy of a person.MAIN BODYAdopt language and literacy is essential for an individual because by it they able tounderstand other and develop appropriate career. This is will get start after the birth of child or ababy. So it is very precious as well as shining moment when a baby say any word for first time.Along with this, process of learning of a person get start when he/ she get born (Ortega, 2014).An educator may adopt various theories and method in order to develop effective literacy as wellas language. Some major of them are mentioned in this report. Such as nativist theory,behaviourist theory and interactionist theory which used at the early stage of developing andacquiring language. These theories used by a educator in order to develop learning of languageas well as literacy for a child so that they interact to other and understand surroundings ineffective and appropriate manner.First, behaviourist theory it is developed by John B. Watson in year 1913. it explain aboutlearning language is based on some major factors such as environment as well as personalexperiences. That means nurture holds a essential portion in learning language process in steadof nature. A child is concern as a empty vessel which can be filled with any type of knowledge aswell as information by its family members, educators and friends who are mainly with child forcaring purpose. According to this theory learning process of a child is continuous which helpthem in learning new things on regular basis. Along with this a person learn new thingsaccording to situation. For example- a teacher assign an assignment to to students but studentsrefuse to take it then teacher shows them some positive reinforcement like extra attendance,picnic, chocolates and so on. This will attract students then sudden change in behaviour will
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