A Brief Overview of the Discussion on Universal Grammar with a Focus on Chomsky’s Theory

  • Liu Zhongyuan Renxiu University of Technology, School of Foreign Languages

Abstract

Over the past decades, linguists have argued over whether language abilities can be described as universal, something common to all speakers, or, whether they are learned secondarily. This paper introduces the main arguments for each side and arrives at a conclusion in support of universal language.
Published
Oct 12, 2020
How to Cite
RENXIU, Liu Zhongyuan. A Brief Overview of the Discussion on Universal Grammar with a Focus on Chomsky’s Theory. European Journal of Language and Literature, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 1-3, oct. 2020. ISSN 2411-4103. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejls/article/view/4822>. Date accessed: 02 dec. 2020.