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Unformatted text preview: sentences • Combining sentences Semantic System The meaning system of a language (e.g., vocabulary) • Learning the meaning of words, sentences and passages • Discoverin g multiple meanings of words • Studying synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, etc. • Using a dictionary and thesaurus Pragmatic System The system that varies language according to social and cultural contexts • Varying language to fit specific purposes • Reading and writing dialogue in dialects- Adapted by S. Tuyay from Tompkins, G.E. (2006), page 17...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course ENV LAW 100 taught by Professor Jkal during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.
- Spring '09