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