Language acquisition is one of the key topics in intellectual science. Every theory of thought has tried to explain it.
Possessing a language is a characteristically human trait which is specific to us as a species. Every time we speak we reveal something about language.
The two texts account details of language experience and their education.
Learning a first language is something most children are able to do within a few years and without formal lessons. It is the process by which they a discriminate understand, produce words and sentences to communicate.
Henna Lemetyinen outlines in her article published 2012 that: “Language is a cognition that truly makes us human”.
In relation to the accounts of Blossom and Dionne it is clear that both individuals have responded to a consistent question. Both parties outline their early language experiences, education and the impact on their ability and their literacy skills. Whilst both parties have responded to the same initial question when you visually peruse the responses it is apparent that they are quite different not only in terms of their lay out and formation but also in terms of the content and structure.
(Biber, 1988, pp. 70 & 170; EAGLES, 1996).1 outlines that genre is defined as a category assigned on the basis of external criteria such as intended audience, purpose, and activity type. In terms of the genre of the text it is evident a piece of formal informational responsive text.
The purpose and audience of any text provides clear unambiguous signals to the audience. It is important for a writer to outline as soon as possible in their text why they are writing the text and also what they want the reader know. The purpose of text in this particular case was to provide a revealing and formal response. The texts inform and explain to the reader by the use of fact and opinion, subject specific words, the use of description e.g. adjectives, imagery, verb types verb types e.g. imperatives...