Monday, April 14, 2008

Why languages can't be learned

What's it about: An explanation about a very simple thought experiment that shows that learning new words requires some sort of assumption. Comments: This is a short, smart read. Linguistics doesn't really sound like the most interesting of disciplines, but this article gets you hooked. Also contains links to an ongoing language experiment.

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Monday, April 14, 2008

Why languages can't be learned

What's it about: An explanation about a very simple thought experiment that shows that learning new words requires some sort of assumption. Comments: This is a short, smart read. Linguistics doesn't really sound like the most interesting of disciplines, but this article gets you hooked. Also contains links to an ongoing language experiment.

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