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Syntax by Mind Map: Syntax

1. learning vs.acquisition

1.1. learning:consicous gaining of knowledge, acquistion: subconscious gaining of knowledge


2.1. The scientfic study of sentence structure

3. what is a sentence?

3.1. organized structure of words that maps sound to meaning and vice versa

4. prescriptive vs.descriptive

4.1. Prescriptive is how we should speak , descriptive: is deacribe how we actually speak.

5. performance vs .copetence

5.1. performance:what we actually produce, competence: what we know about language

6. inate knowledge:is built in ; hard wired

7. acquired knowledge: is gatherd subconsciously and comes from external sources

8. learned knowledge: it comes from external sources