Standard Theory and Extended Standard Theory-2

Fig. 23 Aspects Model Grammar (Encyclopedia Britannica 1994) The meaning of a sentence is determined form its deep structure by means of the rules of semantic component of a grammar. The phonetic form of a sentence is determined from its surface structure by means of the rules of phonological component. Thus, grammar may now be defined as a system of rules for relating pronunciation of…

Standard Theory and Extended Standard Theory-1

The Standard Theory differs from the early Transformational – Generative Grammar theory in that it introduces the distinction between competence and performance of an ideal speaker-hearer of a language as well as between deep and surface structure in a sentence. According to Chomsky “linguistic theory is concerned primarily with an ideal speaker-listener, in a completely homogeneous speech-community, who knows its language perfectly and is unaffected…