|Language acquisition, philosophy: here we are concerned with the exploration of the conditions and processes of language learning and the possible development of theories about this area. See also language development, language, language rules, transformational grammar, depth structures, surface structures, grammar, universal grammar, syntax, semantics, learning, memory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Paul Bloom on Language Acquisition - Dictionary of Arguments
Gärdenfors I 8
Language Acquisition/Bloom/Gärdenfors: (Bloom 2000, reprint 2002) Thesis: syntactic markers of a new word to be learned often show their word class. The markers help the child e.g. to look for an object when a noun is needed._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
How Children Learn the Meanings of Words Cambridge, MA 2002
The Geometry of Meaning Cambridge 2014