chomsky

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  • Created on: 04-12-18 13:50
what did chomsky believe?
the ability to leran a signed or spoken language is genetically programmed into individuals
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what does LAD stand for?
language aquisition device
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what does the LAD enable?
it enables children to recognise and develop the languages they experience.
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the ability to use language develops because of...
maturation
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why did chomsky believe that children could learn lnguage through imitation alone?
because the grammar around them is often highly irregular
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chomky believed tht babies had to hear people use language but they didnt have to be trained in order to be able to talk, T OR F?
TRUE
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what did chomsky note about adults correcting grammar?
even if a childs grammar is corrected they will still continue to apply rules like 'geeses' instead of geese showing that they have reached a particuar stage of development.
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why could chomsky apply his theory to all languages?
because all languages contain verbs, nouns and vowels.
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critics of chomsky, evidence?
his work has been criticsed for the lack of scientific evidence.
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what would bruner argue?
that social interaction is far more important than chomsky made out.
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grammar/construction of sentence ctriticism?
others argue that chomsky put far too much emphasis on the use of grammar rather than how the child constructed meaning from their sentence
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who did chomsky not take into consideration?
children who are delayed in their language development.
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