Chomsky Syntax Analysis

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xplain Chomsky’s Theory of Syntax. Chomsky’s view of syntax is also referred to as generative grammar. According to Chomsky, individuals attempt to develop a small set of rules that they then use to create any sentence in a language. His theory of syntax is considered to have a surface level and a deeper level, also known as surface and deep structure. The surface structure would what an individual says or writes and the deep structure is what is meant in the message that has been communicated. Chomsky believed that the individual using the language could change and transform basic surface structures into various communications to create different deep structural meanings. The words that are communicated at the surface level also have a deeper level of meaning, which can differ depending on the word use and meaning in the sentence (Essential Linguistics, 2011, p. 230).
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74). What this means is that there is a zone in which knowledge of something already exists. The next zone is the zone in which the student will need help in developing the content or skill that is being taught, which will happen through support from either a teacher or a peer that has mastered that particular content or skill. Once the skill or content has been mastered, the student then can be left to learn on their own and this becomes content and skills that the student already knows. The last zone is something that the child is not ready to learn, even with support from others. This model of learning through scaffold support is a great way to target specific content and skills that students have yet to fully develop and know how to keep them learning (Between, 2011,
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