6 lecture_nov16_PastTense

6 lecture_nov16_PastTense - Why the past tense Past tense...

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Copyright Thomas R. Shultz 1 past tense 1 Past tense In English & the German plural past tense 2 Why the past tense? Integrates ideas from Language Language acquisition Cognitive development Rules Vs. connections past tense 3 Past-tense morphology Regular past add suffix -ed to stem walk/walked About 180 irregular verbs Identity: hit/hit Vowel changes: come/came Arbitrary: go/went past tense 4 What is U-shaped development on the past tense? past tense 6 Theories Classical rule-rote theory Connectionist network models Neo-classical rule- association hybrid past tense 7 What is the classical rule- rote theory?
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