Moms who don't mumble or slur their words together have children that can better recognize consonants at 6-to-8 months, and have bigger vocabularies at 10-to-12 months, compared to their peers. This, and other research, has led Moon to theorize that language acquisition is a process that begins before we're even born.Think about how much catching up a five year old may have to do by kindergarten!
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Language acquisition begins before birth
This is an interesting article about sensory development, anyway, but the following definitely has educational implications: