Applied Linguistics: First Language Acquisition (Part 1): Question Preview (ID: 12647)


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BF Skinner's Behavioral Theory of Learning was written in
a) 1957 b) 1969 c) 1985 d) 1990
Noam Chomsky's Nativist Theory of First Language Acquisition was written in
a) 1957 b) 1969 c) 1985 d) 1990
Jean Piaget and others worked on the Social Interactionist Theory between
a) the 1920s and the 1970s. b) the 1880s and 1920s. c) the 1980s and contemporary times. d) 2000 and 2010.
The Behavioral Theory of Learning tells us that
a) language is learned through reinforcement. b) language is innate so it doesn't have to be learned. c) language develops by accident. d) language simply emerges.
A word to describe the Behavioral Theory of Learning is
a) nurture. b) nature. c) new. d) overgeneralized.
The Nativist Theory of First Language Acquisition tells us that
a) language is innate so it doesn't have to be learned. b) language is learned through reinforcement. c) language develops by accident. d) language has to be studied in order to be learned.
A word to describe the Nativist Theory of First Language Acquisition is
a) nature. b) social. c) nurture. d) stimulus.
The Social Interactionist Theory tells us that
a) children are born w/ an innate ability to learn lang, but w/o interaction, language will not develop b) language is learned through reinforcement. c) language is innate so it doesn't have to be learned. d) language has to be studied in order to be learned.
Words to describe the Nativist Theory of First Language Acquisition are
a) nature and nurture. b) overgeneralized and stimulating. c) nature and overgeneralized. d) nurture and stimulus.
Vocabulary associated with Chomsky's Nativist Theory are
a) LAD, UG b) stimulus, response, reinforcement c) nature and nurture d) pragmatics
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