ANTH150KSPart4of4 - ANTH 150 Fall 2010 Weeks 13-16...

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ANTH 150 Fall 2010 Knowledge Survey part 4 of 4 Weeks 13-16 Student ID# or name or alias INSTRUCTIONS: This is a knowledge survey rather than a “test.” Please respond by indicating how confident you are that you can do each item. Select 3 if you are fully able to respond to the item; select 2 if you are able to partially respond; select 1 if you are not able to respond to the item. Communication: Language 1. Evaluate the communication of honeybees in terms of displacement and productivity . 3 2 1 2. Explain what a phoneme is. 3 2 1 3. Exlain what a morphemes is. 3 2 1 4. Name another word for grammar . 3 2 1 5. Why do we say the word “books” is composed of 2 morphemes? What are they? 3 2 1 6. Explain what is meant by the idea that the symbols of language are arbitrary . 3 2 1 7. Explain why “Colorless green ideas sleep furiously” sounds like a real, meaningful sentence but “Furiously sleep ideas green colorless” does not. 3 2 1 8. If apes don’t use humanlike language in the wild, why are we able to teach them to use one? 3 2 1 9. Explain why apes can’t speak like we can. 3 2 1 10. Explain which came first: biological capability or cultural capability for language?
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course ANTH 150 taught by Professor Pietrusewsky during the Fall '10 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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ANTH150KSPart4of4 - ANTH 150 Fall 2010 Weeks 13-16...

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