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11 Aug 2006, 03:01
The mistakes children make in learning to speak tell linguists more about how they learn language than the correct forms they use.
(A) how they learn language than
(B) how one learns language than
(C) how children learn language than do
(D) learning language than
(E) their language learning than do
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11 Aug 2006, 03:38
is it C ?
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11 Aug 2006, 05:42
I concur with (C). "They" in A is ambiguous.
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11 Aug 2006, 06:16
Can somebody tell me why "they" in underlined part is ambiguous and why "they" in non-underlined part is NOT ambiguous???
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11 Aug 2006, 06:54
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Can somebody tell me why "they" in underlined part is ambiguous and why "they" in non-underlined part is NOT ambiguous???

Because (C) restates "children" in the predicate of the sentence.

The mistakes children make in learning to speak tell linguists more about how children learn language than do the correct forms they use.
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11 Aug 2006, 12:15
I will go with C and children in mind
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11 Aug 2006, 21:17
OA is C. But can someone give detail explaination
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