Examiner.com: “Helping toddlers acquire language: Understanding verb meanings”

SARFACULTY(6/12/14) Director of the BU Child Language Lab Sudha Arunachalam quoted.

“The results offer two insights. First, by age 2, toddlers have the remarkable ability to learn new verbs with very little exposure and apply them in novel contexts. Second, presenting the verbs in complete sentences supports the toddlers’ abilities to do so. These findings highlight the positive impact that rich communication can have on 2-year-olds’ burgeoning linguistic abilities.”

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