Begin by considering whether there are any parallels between the way humans acquire language skills and the way birds acquire song skills. Next, read the ABC News article Babies, Birds Learn to Talk in Same Way. Next, using the Ashford University Library or another scholarly source for research articles, locate an article that addresses human language acquisition. Create your paper to meet the Content and Written Communication expectations below.
- Compare/Contrast (4.5 points): Compare and contrast the ways in which humans acquire language as compared to the ways one or more other species learns to orally communicate.
Written Communication Expectations
- Page Requirement (.5 points): Two to three pages, not including title and reference pages.
- APA Formatting (1 point): Use APA formatting consistently throughout.
- Syntax and Mechanics (1 point): Display meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Your written work should contain no errors and be very easy to understand.