Universal Grammar Case Study

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Universal Grammar in L1 Acquisition Chomsky's theory of The Universal Grammar is linguistically interesting. He states that language is innate and it is born with the human, and all the human been do have one potential language in their genes. Then, all the languages we know, such as, French, Spanish, and Arabic are various divisions languages for the universal language, which all the human do share having it. Chomsky claim that if an alien visits us it will find all the human been speaks one language, and languages what we consider them as different languages are nothing but different accents of the one language we all use. Chomsky's main evidence to prove his theory: A child is able to master his language in…show more content…
For instance, the numerous and the very precise principles of the generative theory which have been replaced with more general, stable economy principles, such as, computational operations. The Universal Grammar principles have gradually become restricted, and associated largely with the lexicon. The definition of the Universal Grammar as a reflection of development, and the linguistic theory growth are some of the ongoing changes. Regarding to this, White says that "regardless of how Universal Grammar is formalized, there remains a consensus that certain properties of language are too abstract, subtle and complex to be acquired without assuming some innate and specifically linguistic constrains on grammars and grammar acquisition."(3) Also, there is a widely agreement on what these problematic phenomena are. Why Universal Grammar? The logical problem of language…show more content…
Also, the capacity of the language is specific. The ability to acquire the languages or the child's first language is independent of intelligence. The acquisition pattern is comparatively orderly across children, different cultures and different languages. Language is acquired rapidity and easily, and without the instruction benefit. Children usually show creativity in their input which they exhibition to gain and acquire. All of the previous observation gain to show the innate component and ability to language acquisition. However, the innate capacity can be described in the language acquisition generally rather than in specific domain. The cognitive principles are not unique to language. Thus, the understanding of the favorites of the innate component is important in order to access to a full understanding of a linguistic
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