Chomsky’s Language Development Theories: Rescuing Parents out of Dilemma

Huachuan Wen

Abstract


Being a language teacher to foreign language learners in China for 11 years, the author has developed thorough understanding of many language learning and teaching issues in China. Casting deep insights into the fundamental language learning theories developed by Chomsky, the author provides suggestions to parents, not only in China, but parents of diverse language and culture backgrounds, about how to handle children’s language development issues based on the inspirations from these theories.

Keywords: Language acquisition; Language development; Foreign language learning and teaching; Bilingual children

 


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijld.v3i3.3922

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