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What is pragmatic development

Acquisition of conversational skills

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What are the skills needed for conversation

When to speak and how to respond

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How are children motivated to learn new language

There are certain purposes and functions

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What is the function instrumental

to obtain goods and services

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What is the function regulatory

to control the behaviour of others

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What is the function interactional

to relate to others

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What is the function heuristic

to explain and gain knowledge

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What is the function personal

to express self

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What is the function imaginative

to use language imaginatively

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What is the function informative

to convey facts and information

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What is CDS

Child Directed Speech

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In the phonology of CDS what are the features

Clear and slower pronunciation, more pauses, higher pitch, exaggerated intonation and stress

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In the lexis of CDS what are the features

Simpler vocab, diminutive forms e.g doggie, concrete language (things the child would be aware of)

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In the grammar of CDS what are the features

Simple constructions, lots of imperatives, lots of repetition, frequent questioning, using names instead of pronouns.

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What is a protoconversation

Interaction patterns between mothers and babies

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What is an example of protoconversation

Parents cooing to babies, tickling, peek a boo,