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A Third Revolution in Linguistics: The Interplay between the Verbal and Non-verbal

Author(s): Jun Liu

Journal: English Language Teaching
ISSN 1916-4742

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Date: 2009;
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This article regards Saussure’s social, static and structural perspective and Chomsky’s individual, generative and formal perspective as two revolutions in linguistics in the 20th century. A third revolution is already on the way. This is characterised by considering the individual’s mental mechanisms in relation to the interplay between verbal and non-verbal cognitive activities.cognitive activities. 

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