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Unformatted text preview: language will perceive the same things differently o qualified position: language influences, but does not determine thought language influences our thought process Slang • Generate college slang examples • Categories • Functions of slang Subsystem • Phonology: meaningful sounds o Make a sound and say what it means • Semantics: system of word meanings o Dictionary • Syntactics: the way we put words together to form sentences • Pragmatics: language use in specific contexts 16:25 16:25...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course GEOL 002 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '09 term at GWU.
- Spring '09