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Unformatted text preview: Happy 1st Birthday, Knute! INDV101 ‘Language’ December 5, 2007 Wrap up and Review INDV101 – Fall 2007 The Remaining Calendar • Today - Review for Exam 3 – Course and teacher evaluations! Note • Today is the last day of classes • Also, the last day of office hours • Final grades must be submitted within 48 hours after the exam • Appointments may be possible, but the schedule is pretty full • December 7, 5pm – all scores are posted in d2l. • December 10, Exam 3 (optional), here 11-1. 11• Review session, December 10, 8-11am, SSCI 411 8INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 1 Review • Reasons to study taboo language • Taboos – semantic domains – – – – Hunter taboos Death taboos Religion Sexuality/Bodily function How to calculate your grade • From the d2l gradebook • Or from grade calculator • And, how to see if you should take exam 3 • ‘Dirty words’ in American words’ English & definitions of ‘obscenity’ obscenity’ • Language games, teasing and joking INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 From d2l gradebook From d2l gradebook 90 + 100 = 190 149 + 47 + 190 = 386 INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 2 From d2l gradebook From d2l gradebook 238 + 195 + 386 = 819 Total recorded points: 819 (+ each extra credit = 10 points, max of 2) INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 (Or – from d2l content) So, where do I stand • And will I need to take Exam 3? • This student had a total of 819 points – Mini-grammar not yet graded, Miniworth 150 points – Extra credits not yet recorded, worth max of 20 points – Exam 3? You enter your scores, it does the math • A grade of ‘A’ requires 900 points • (This student already has a ‘B’) INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 – 900 – 819 = 81 points away from an “A”. 3 Exam 3? Exam 3? Low score is 95/100 If scored 100 points on exam 3, that would only earn this student 5 points. This student is likely not to benefit from taking exam 3. INDV101 – Fall 2007 Low score is 62/100 If scored 100 points on exam 3, that would earn this student 38 points (and, look at that Exam 2 score! This student is likely to benefit from taking exam 3) INDV101 – Fall 2007 In fact, this student’s current total is 686 points – 38 points could easily bump his/her grade! Remember • All that matters is a point total: – 600 points or more = pass – 600-699 = D 600– 700-799 = C 700– 800-899 = B 800– 900 or more = A Exam 3 • 50 numbered items, all objective-style objective– Multiple choice, matching, true/false • • • 2 points each, 100 possible points. Broken down as follows: Section 1 (10 points, 5 items) – Pragmatics/sociolinguistics – Honorification, swearing, Winkler chapter 8 • Exam 3 = 100 possible points, to replace your lowest exam score. – So Exam 3 could earn you (100 – Your Lowest Exam Score) points • Section 2 (30 points, 15 items) • Section 3 (60 points, 30 items) – Animal communication systems, language acquisition, Winkler chapters 2, 3. – Language families, history and policy, Winkler chapters 9,10 INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 4 Section 1 • Honorification – Lecture 11/7 Section 2 • Language acquisition – Winkler, chapter 3 • Taboo/Swearing/La nguage Games – Lecture 12/3 • Animal communication systems – Winkler, chapter 2 – Lecture 11/14 INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 Section 3 • Language families – Lectures 11/19 & 11/21 Review • Think about where you were at the start of the term. • [kʊd ju həv rɛd ðɪs sɛntəns]? ntə ns]? • Did you know that languages might use ‘ejective’ sounds, but ejective’ that they almost always have [t]? • Language History – Winkler chapters 9 and 10 • Language policy – Lecture 11/28 INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 5 Review • Or known why you might be misunderstood when you use a word like [ənlakəbəl]? nlakə • Or been able to argue knowledgably either for or against the introduction of the word [kanvərset] in [kanvərset] American English? Review • Did you realize that the question: • [kʊd ju həv rɛd ðɪs sɛntəns]? ntə ns]? • Is derived from the statement: • [ju kʊd həv rɛd ðɪs sɛntəns]! ntə ns]! • Via syntactic movement? INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 Review • Or that a ‘subject’ subject’ and a ‘predicate’ are predicate’ just a NP and a VP? • And that the English pronouns are marked for Case? Review • Could you have argued intelligently about whether or not animals have language? • Did you know that English was IndoIndoEuropean, and Germanic, and possibly a creole? creole? • Or that Navajo is the third most commonly spoken language of Arizona? INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 6 Review • Or that there are 6,912 spoken human languages used on earth today, of which 90% are endangered? • And that only 1/3 of those have writing? You’ve come a long way… • In fact, you’ve come a you’ (expletive) long way. • (and I’ll bet you know I’ what the expletive was, but did not interpret it denotatively). • (it was ‘tabernacle!) • You only have two more things to do for today… today… INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 Two Things • Course and teacher evaluations! – (Need a student volunteer to collect and submit these) THANK YOU! (keep in touch – [email protected]) [email protected]) • Lecture Participation 10 – the Last Lecture Participation item. – Is in d2l, in the form of a quiz. – Must be completed by the end of the day (5pm) tomorrow, Dec 6. – 10 items – NO WRONG ANSWERS! – Asks you your intent to take Exam 3 or not, but not binding. INDV101 – Fall 2007 INDV101 – Fall 2007 7 ...
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