Language Register

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An important role of language is learning to use it appropriately. According to B.F. Skinner an American Psychologist, children learn to understand language through classical conditioning. This is achieved by young children playing together with objects or actions with words in a social aspect which is reinforced by attention, praise or body language, which will assist the development of an associated language. With this in mind these repeated actions and thoughts (McDevitt et al., 2013, p. 205), create schemes allowing children to adapt to their surroundings using previous knowledge. Schemes will include the type of language they will use otherwise known as language register (Fellows & Oakley, 2014, pp. 32 - 33). Language register determines
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