Start Your Free Trial

Noam Chomsky claims that children are born with an innate readiness to learn language. What evidence relates to this claim?

Expert Answers info

Alec Cranford eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2011

write5,625 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

Chomsky notes similarities in "structure and comprehension" between languages, even languages that do not derive from a similar historical source. He suggests that children learn language...

(The entire section contains 93 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

check Approved by eNotes Editorial