What is the difference between language acquisition and language learning?

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What is the difference between language acquisition and language learning?

Language Learning Versus Language Acquisition:

A child's ability to acquire language is one of the most important skills they will ever develop. Although they sound like the same thing, language learning and language acquisition are two separate skills with different processes.

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Language acquisition is the subconscious process by which a child understands and learns their native language. They acquire their first language by...

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What Is Language Acquisition? - Theories & Stages

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