linguistic competence

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Related to linguistic competence: Linguistic performance, Communicative competence
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Noun1.linguistic competence - (linguistics) a speaker's implicit, internalized knowledge of the rules of their language (contrasted with linguistic performance)
competence, competency - the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
linguistics - the scientific study of language
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Assiah Lewellen recently earned a certificate in cultural and linguistic competence from the Georgetown University Leadership Academy.
Chomsky adds that even if we leave aside the purported disanalogy between the law of falling bodies and linguistic competence, Quine's formulation would still fail because he is guilty of treating physics and linguistics inconsistently.
The linguistics of ancient written languages such as BH cannot be based on a scholar's innate linguistic competence, but is essentially corpus-driven.
Upon reflection it becomes clear that considerations of performance ought to bear upon the construction of generative syntactic models of linguistic competence. This obvious fact is obscured by Chomsky's dictate eschewing the inclusion of causal factors in his stated definition of competence.
Considering the low levels of linguistic competence students develop while in secondary school, this presents a huge challenge to students and teacher trainers.
He pointed out in his paper its negative impact on the cognitive development and linguistic competence of an average deaf child.
When a child with hearing loss has limited access to language, deficits in linguistic competence can directly influence areas of reading and writing development [1].
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 1 (ANI): Gurgaon-based IoT company Trak N Tell has announced enhancing of its linguistic competence with the addition of Hindi lingo to it.

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