DEVELOPMENT OF SUBSTANTIVAL SINTAXEMES BY A RUSSIAN-SPEAKING CHILD AND A FOREIGN LEARNER
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg
The given article deals with the comparison of the Russian language grammar acquisition by a child for whom this language is a mother tongue and that by a foreign learner. Attention is focused on the case forms of nouns acquisition. It is argued that it is easy for a child to choose or to construct such forms correctly. As for the foreign learners, they often use nouns in the Nominative case and select the same preposition as in their native language.
language acquisition, first language, second language, grammar, strategies of language acquisition, foreign learner, generalization, overgeneralization, simplification, interference