Browsing All posts tagged under »language acquisition«

Further Reading on Genie

April 20, 2018


If you’re interested in a more recent (2008) look at Genie, ABC news has an excellent – if long – article looking at her progression and regression in language skills and acquisition. The Guardian also has a recent article (2016) where they attempted to track her down to learn of her current condition. They were […]

Chomsky Vs. Skinner Test Essay

April 19, 2018


All right, guys – here’s the essay portion of your test. This assignment is due on April 26th at 8:20 AM, and will be worth 50 points in the test category. Please choose the viewpoint that you agree with more – B.F. Skinner’s theory of language acquisition or Noam Chomsky’s theory that we are all inborn […]