Source: Revised GRE PDF 2nd Ed. Section 3; #16 (p. 56)

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By about age eight, children’s phonetic capacities

2 answer choices for 1 blank By about age eight, children’s phonetic capacities are fully developed but still _______; thus children at that age can learn to speak a new language with a native speaker’s accent. plastic, vestigial, inarticulate, unformed, nascent, malleable

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Kunjumol Thomas

why doesnt unformed work?

Aug 4, 2017 • Comment

Adam

"Unformed" doesn't work because the sentence says that the capacities are "fully developed," which means that they ARE formed.

Aug 21, 2017 • Reply

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Gravatar Chris Lele, Magoosh Tutor

Sep 21, 2012 • Comment

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