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Unformatted text preview: events. Therefore, there is a big different between animal language and linguistic creative ability of human. 8) No. I would not be able to teach it language because human language is innate. It is determined by the biological structure. For example, a dog has a better sense of smell than human; a cat can climb a tree easily than human. There is evidences show that animals show little spontaneity, little syntactic structure, and they can learn human language by highly imitating. When birds vocally imitate human languages, they words carry no meaning....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course LING 1 taught by Professor Schuh during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.
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