Higher Level Sentence Processing

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1. In this model, there is a preferred interpretation based on both semantic and syntactic evidence.

  • Garden-path model
  • Constraint-satisfaction model
  • Unrestricted race model
  • Good-enough processing
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2. In this model, just one possibility is considered based on grammatical rules only.

  • Unrestricted race model
  • Good-enough processing
  • Garden-path model
  • Constraint-satisfaction model

3. In this model, the structure that is easier to build is usually preferred.

  • Constraint-satisfaction model
  • Unrestricted race model
  • Garden-path model
  • Good-enough processing

4. In this model, multiple possibilities are considered but they aren't activated equally.

  • Good-enough processing
  • Constraint-satisfaction model
  • Unrestricted race model
  • Garden-path model

5. In the sentence "while Mary was mending the sock fell of her lap", which is the ambiguous region?

  • "The sock"
  • "Mary"
  • "Fell off"
  • "Mending"

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