Unformatted text preview: rots http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldYkFdu5FJk Alex the Grey http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/05/12/0805 Dolphin Language 2.1 Children learn language
through Intuit rules from what they hear Overgeneralization Went - goed; feet -- foots Correction doesn’t work
Correction Want other one spoon
You mean you want THE
Yes, want other one
Say other spoon ….
Other spoon …. Now can
I have other one spoon?
have 3. Primitive languages?
All about equal in complexity
All Where one language is complex, another
may be complex in another area
may E.g. Number of syllables and tone in English
and 4.1 Writing is not primary
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