How to Acquire Language (Step 2) How to Acquire Language (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 How do humans acquire languages? The answer is surprisingly simple. All people everywhere acquire languages in the same way. "We acquire... How to Acquire Language (Step 2)

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How do humans acquire languages? The answer is surprisingly simple. All people everywhere acquire languages in the same way.

"We acquire languages by understanding messages."

This is called the "comprehension hypothesis," and it was made by the linguist Dr. Stephen Krashen. I give this idea an easy name. I call it the ALBUM Theory. A-L-B-U-M.

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The ALBUM Theory fits with how you learned your first language. And it gives a clear ...

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