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The theory of language

James Beattie

The theory of language

by James Beattie

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Published by A. Strahan, [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general.

  • Edition Notes

    Micro-opaque of the original in the Library of Congress. Louisville, Ky., Lost Cause Press, 1964. 5 cards. (British culture series)

    SeriesBritish culture series
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination390 p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16825118M

    The Study of Language and Language Acquisition The search for a plausible theory of language acquisition,coupled with comparative linguistic studies, led to the Principles and Parameters (P&P) framework (Chomsky The present book is a study of language development in chil-dren. From a biological perspective, the development of language,File Size: KB. Verbal Behavior Verbal Behavior is a book by psychologist B. F. Skinner, in which he analyzes human behavior, encompassing what is traditionally called language, linguistics, or speech. For Skinner, verbal behavior is simply behavior subject to the same controlling variables as any other operant behavior, although Skinner differentiates between verbal behavior which is mediated [ ].

    Origins of Language3 In view of what has been said, it is not surprising that there is a shortage of introductory surveys of this topic from a linguistic point of view; but Aitchison () can be recommended, as well as part II of W. Foley (). Hurford et al. () is an up-to-date collection of contributions from a variety of Size: KB. No one theory ever gained universal acceptance although elements of many remain in circulation English as a World Language Desire for universal language –Babel, Volapuk, Esperanto Different contenders –Latin, French, English English is not the most widely spoken language; its power is in the number of people who speak it as a second languageFile Size: KB.

    D. Goals of This Book: to reintroduce teachers to theory and 7 hopefully to gain their confidence again Notes 8 II. Second Language Acquisition Theory 9 A. Five Hypotheses About Second Language Acquisition 10 1. The acquisition-learning distinction 10 2. The natural order hypothesis 12 (a) Transitional forms 14 3. The Monitor hypothesis 15Cited by:   It is a theory that is influenced by the findings of Dr. Charles Darwin on the evolution of the early man. The theory suggests that the human language originated from the body movement of the early human beings. The unintended imitations of these body movements vocally led to the development of language as a mode of communication.


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