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This is the first of two programmes about the way children acquire language. In an interview with Ken Richardson, Professor Noam Chomsky of Massachussets Institute of Technology, one of the leading... figures in contemporary linguistics, discusses his theory of language and mind, his idea of "innate structures" of language at birth, and some recent criticisms of his theory.
Metadata describing this Open University audio programme
Module code and title: E263, Language in use
Item code: E263; 07
Recording date: 1980-10-15
First transmission date: 07-06-981
Published: 1981
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
Restrictions on use: This material can be used in accordance with The Open University conditions of use. A link to the conditions can be found at the bottom of all OUDA web pages.
Duration: 00:18:23
Note: Also available on audiocassette 480
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Producer: Nick Brenton
Contributors: Noam Chomsky; Ken Richardson
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Aphasia; Behaviourism; Broca's Area; Bruner; Cartesian; Descartes; Innate Ideas; Language Acquisition; Skinner; Wernick's Area
Master spool number: TLN47950H971
Production number: TLN47950H971
Available to public: no