Tag: language acquisition

Study sheds light on toddlers’ vocabulary development and COVID-19 lockdowns

A study which is currently in press in the journal Language Development Research found that, among the babies and toddlers studied, children made greater gains in vocabulary size during the early lockdowns than individuals pre-lockdown.

UCSF Researchers Explore Non-Native Speech Perception

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco’s (UCSF) Department of Neurological Surgery recently published a study which sheds light on the nature of...

Teach them grammar at a young age

For future generations of translators, the youthful period of linguistic "plasticity" may be crucial. Apparently, the old adage that you can’t teach an old...