When does an infant's language acquisition begin?

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When does an infant's language acquisition begin?

Acquiring Language:

Before one can speak, listen, and understand the content and context of language, the language must be acquired. Language acquisition is an integral part of child development. Such development occurs in stages and over time.

Answer and Explanation:

An infant's language acquisition occurs primarily around six to eight months, although prior to this, the infant experiences a pre-production stage.

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What Is Language Acquisition? - Theories & Stages

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