The Universal: Are we born knowing the rules of grammar?

A bit of a break from what I normally post on here – The attached podcast features me in  “day job” mode, talking about child language acquisition, and specifically whether or not we’re born with a Universal Grammar (tldr: no).

https://www.theguardian.com/science/audio/2017/jan/11/universal-grammar-are-we-born-knowing-the-rules-of-language-science-weekly-podcast

 

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