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    Two methods to language acquisition are: Nativist approach – which postulates that language acquisition is based on the inherent capacity for all humans to acquire language. The theory suggests...

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    There is no one system of "traditional" or "modern" linguistics, but rather a series of controversies or differences in approach, many of which have continued over several centuries. The study of...

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    The main difference between middle and early modern English is pronunciuation of long stressed vowels. This change, known as the "great vowel shift" began in approximately 1500, although the...

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    There is no "official" standard English. Standard English is, instead, whatever form of the language is most accepted by the general populace in each country where English is the native language....

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    When we refer the adjective 'abstract' to a phoneme, we mean that the phonemes do not constitute the real sounds of which words are made. A phonemes is usually defined as the smallest linguistic...

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    Overall, I would say that linguistics is not a "hard science." This is because there are many subfields within linguistics, some of which are really not particularly scientific or objective....

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    The advantage of studying a language synchronically is that it allows the linguist to concentrate in a specific setting in which the language will develop and show patterns of growth, trends, and...

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