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Unformatted text preview: Today: Morphology Review: When you know a language, you know Vocabulary or the Lexicon (words, pieces of words) Grammar (rules for putting together words and pieces of words) Different varieties of English may have different vocabulary (lexicon) and different grammar . Standard English: I did nt do anything. Nonstandard: I did nt do no thing. Review Every community of human beings has a language. Every human language has a grammar (rules for associating meanings with sounds). Every human language is equally sophisticated. Todays topic Morphology (study of how words are put together) Who might say sentences like these? I finded Renee. The alligator goed kerplunk. Horton heared a Who. Whats this kids problem? Child: My teacher holded the baby rabbits. Adult: Did you say your teacher held the baby rabbits? Child: Yes. Adult: What did you say she did?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2008 for the course LIN 101 taught by Professor Broslow during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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