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Noam Chomsky

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Noam Chomsky argues that children acquire language primarily through which of the following?

A

An inborn readiness to learn grammatical rules.

B

Their ability to imitate the words and grammar modeled by parents.

C

The learned association of word sounds with various objects, events, actions, and qualities.

D

The positive reinforcement that adults give children for speaking correctly.

E

Operant and classical conditioning techniques.