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that you c an c hec k your unders tanding of the readings .
Below is a s am ple res pons e that would rec eive full points , and that als o ac c urately reflec ts the c ontent of
the readings . If you are uns ure about one of your ans wers , talk to the TAs or Prof. Bergen during offic e
hours or dis c us s ion s ec tion. Q1. T he re are two main classe s of the orie s pre se nte d in this pape r with re gards to language
acquisition. T he first one is calle d Chomskian ge ne rativ e grammar. In 1-2 se nte nce s de scribe
how this the ory accounts for acquisition.
Ac quis ition c ons is ts of 2 proc es s es : ac quiring all the words , idiom s , and quirks of the language the c hild
is expos ed to and als o linking the expos ure language to the c ore princ iples that Chom s ky c laim s all
c hildren c om e “pre-wired” wi...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2014 for the course COGS 101c taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08