explain theories and models of first and second language acquisition and early literacy development

critically reflects on your new and developing understandings about language and literacy teaching and learning, and discusses how the tasks have contributed to your meeting these learning outcomes of the subject:
• demonstrate a critically informed understanding of literacy and language as sociocultural practices;
• explain theories and models of first and second language acquisition and early literacy development;
• explain the influence of cultural and linguistic diversity on English language and literacy development;
• critically analyse the role of literacy in the 21st century as shaped by globalisation and new technologies.
This reflective essay should be written in the third person, and make specific reference to lectures, subject readings and materials to support your ideas.