Phil J. Connell
A proposal is made to change the theoretical orientation of clinical language testing and teaching from a linguistic-external to a linguistic-internal model. Such a change would entail incorporating an innate view of language acquisition into clinical testing and teaching methods. Adopting such a view necessitates the development of testing methods that approach a child's languages as an intermediate grammar that lies between an innate universal grammar and the adult grammar spoken in the environment. Also, it necessitates the development of teaching methods that trigger changes in the structure of the immediate grammar that move it closer to the adult grammar. Preliminary attempts to characterize and operationalize such methods are presented.
On propose de modifier l'orientation théorique et de l'enseignement cliniques de langage en la faisant passer d'un modéle linguistique externe à un modéle interne. Un tel changement comporterait l'ajout d'un point de vue <
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