Reports of hearing children growing up in homes with non-speaking deaf parents show that children cannot learn language from radio or even television (Pinker, 1994: 278).

STRUCTUREYour essay should
• be around 1500 words in length.
•explore the question you choose thoroughly, reviewing the findings presented in the relevant literature.
•come to some kind of (perhaps tentative?) conclusion in answer to your question.
•be carefully structured, so as to guide the reader through the logic of your thinking as you attempt to answer the question.
•be word processed in accordance with conventions set out in your Course Handbook. You must support any citation with short references in the text, which are linked to full references in your bibliography: please follow guidelines in Students’ Course Handbook.
•be accurate and clear in paragraphing sentence structuring, punctuation and spelling.

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