The Vocal Fries Podcast
Date: January 28, 2019
Title: The Kids are Alright
In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Carrie interviews Megan about child language acquisition and why correcting kids’ “mistakes” is not worth your time.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- Child language acquisition (L1)
- The mistakes kids make when learning a language – and why they aren’t mistakes
- Past tense –ed
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- Carrie can talk about indigenous languages of North America (particularly Salish, Inuit and Algonquian), semantics, syntax or the mathy side of language
- Megan can talk about child language acquisition, bilingual language acquisition and Spanish/Spanglish
- Both of the Vocal Fries can talk about all things linguistic discrimination, particularly vocal fry