Dec 13 - Phonology Categorical perception Phonological...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Major Themes Language & the Human Mind
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Announcements Course Evaluations link on Ctools Final exam: Thursday, Dec 16, 4 – 6 p.m. HERE Format: 30 points 22 multiple choice (1 pt each) 16 matching (.5 pt each)
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Is Language Special? Uniquely and universally human? Skinner vs Chomsky UG Innate Nicaraguan sign language Domain specific
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What properties do “real” languages Hockett’s Design Principles: Speaker-hearer interchangeable Arbitrary mapping between spoken word and referent object Productivity/creativity Displacement Discreteness ( p-i-n ) Duality of patterning ( Meat vs. Team ) Cultural transmission
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Generative, categorical rules
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Unformatted text preview: Phonology Categorical perception Phonological rules and phonotactics Segmental, suprasegmental Syntax Phrase Structure Rules, Transformations (DS/SS) Acquisition of language Uniform sequence of stages Predictable errors U-shaped curve Despite subset problem, we arrive at same grammar Grammaticality judgments Robust against sensory & cognitive deficits Language Production Levels of representation Top-down Speech errors and planning units Language comprehension Incremental interpretation Ambiguity Levels of representation Word recognition: spoken, written Parsing Semantic interpretation Pragmatic interpretation...
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