Flashcards - Principles of Language Acquisition

Flashcards - Principles of Language Acquisition
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Noam Chomsky
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist
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classical conditioning
Classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus is paired with a previously neutral stimulus
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classical conditioning
Classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus is paired with a previously neutral stimulus
Noam Chomsky
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist
language acquisition device
The Language Acquisition Device is a hypothetical module of the human mind posited to account for children's innate predisposition for language acquisition
diglossia
In linguistics, diglossia refers to a situation in which two dialects or languages are used by a single language community
theory of universal grammar
Universal grammar is a theory in linguistics, usually credited to Noam Chomsky, proposing that the ability to learn grammar is hard-wired into the brain

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