Language Acquisition Hypothesis: Strong Version

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The Strong Version of Contrastive Analysis suggests that differences between the first language and the second language are not a significant factor in language learning difficulties.

False

According to Lee (1968), the greater the differences between two languages, the less acute the learning difficulties will be.

False

The Weak Version of Contrastive Analysis primarily uses linguistic interference evidence to explain similarities and differences between languages.

True

According to Wardhaugh, Contrastive Analysis is based on the assumption that languages cannot be compared and contrasted.

False

In Contrastive Analysis, what a student needs to learn is equal to the sum of the commonalities between two languages.

False

There are 6 categories in Stockwell and his associates' hierarchy of difficulty for phonological systems.

False

In the hierarchy of difficulty proposed by Stockwell, Bowen, & Martin, Level 2 is described as 'Underdifferentiation'.

True

Brown (2000) presented 12 levels of difficulty in the grammatical hierarchy for the two languages in contrast.

False

In the process of comparing and contrasting two languages, Description comes after Comparison according to the text.

False

The analyst should use different models for describing L1 and L2 according to Generative-Transformational Grammar.

False

Learn about the strong version of the Language Acquisition Hypothesis, which focuses on interference from the first language as the main barrier to second language learning. Understand the underlying assumptions and key points outlined by Lee in 1968.

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