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Modeling prior biases in phonological pattern learning
- Youngah Do, Georgetown University

Thu 18 Feb 2016, 3:30 pm
Room 4.04, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

What expectations do learners bring to the task of learning phonological patterns? Recent work on phonological learning has uncovered a […]

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Complex Dynamic Systems Theory: Do we really need another theory on Second Language Development?
- Professor Kees de Bot

Fri 22 Jan 2016, 3:30 pm
RRST 7.58

It is argued that language and language use are complex dynamic systems. Many aspects of language use and language development can be clarified using ideas from Complex Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST). It can serve as a mid-level theory that governs more detailed theories. It is argued that theory building and implementation is also a sociological process in which a range of factors play a role.

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Hybrid Grammars
- Prof Enoch Aboh

Thu 14 Jan 2016, 4-5 pm
CPD 4.04

COME MEET THE AUTHOR! On Thursday 14 January at 4PM Prof. Enoch Aboh (U Amsterdam) will present his new book […]

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