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Linguistic competence: Quiz


Question 1: Linguistic competence was defined in 1965 by ________ as a speaker’s underlying ability to produce grammatically correct expressions.
AnarchismNoam Chomsky's political viewsHenry David ThoreauNoam Chomsky

Question 2: Competence as defined by Chomsky and used in some branches of ________ is an idealized abstraction, intended to filter out "grammatically irrelevant conditions" such as errors or social or individual variation.

Question 3: The notion of communicative competence, which focuses on socially-situated performance, was developed by ________ in response to the abstract nature of linguistic competence.
PragmaticsAnthropologyDell HymesLinguistics


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