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Is there a critical period for language acquisition?

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Is there a critical period for language acquisition?

Language Acquisition:

Being able to express one's thoughts and opinions through speech, as well as listen to and process communication from others, are critical life skills. For most, the complex skill of language acquisition begins even before a baby is born.

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Research has shown that the critical period for language acquisition is from birth to age five. Studies show that after five years of age, children...

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What Is Language Acquisition? - Theories & Stages

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