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How languages evolve - Alex Gendler

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-languages-evolve-alex-gendler Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How…

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What do all languages have in common? - Cameron Morin

Dig into Noam Chomsky’s theory of universal grammar and decide: are there universal grammar rules and are they hardwired into our brains? -- Language is endlessly variable. Each of us can…

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