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LING 240- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 103 pages long!)


Department
Linguistics
Course Code
LING 240
Professor
Margaret Antonisse
Study Guide
Final

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LING 240
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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LING240-Lecture One: Linguistics Overview
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What is Linguistics?
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Nature vs. Nurture
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Why do we have language?
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How are humans designed to process language?
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Questions
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Nature of mental grammar
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This is your mental grammar
Arguments for innate knowledge
Creativity (or expressive variety) of language use implies a set of unconscious
grammatical principles or rules.
Children may have genetic disposition for language.
Innate knowledge
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