Language aqcuisition Quiz (short but sweet)

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Is convergence...
a process of linguistic change in which people adjust their dialect, accent or speech style to those of others
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What does MLU stand for?
mean length utterance
2 of 5
Are nativists those who believe that language is acquired through imitation and reinforcement?
False
3 of 5
Is a proto-word an invented word that has a consistent meaning?
True
4 of 5
Who came up with LAD (language Aqcuisition Device)
Chomsky
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Card 2

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What does MLU stand for?

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mean length utterance

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Are nativists those who believe that language is acquired through imitation and reinforcement?

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Card 4

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Is a proto-word an invented word that has a consistent meaning?

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Card 5

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Who came up with LAD (language Aqcuisition Device)

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