Fundamentals Chapter 19 - Roshni Sheth Fundamental Chapter...

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Roshni Sheth Fundamental Chapter 19 I. a. Denotation (semantic reference) refers to the standard definition of a word. b. II. Usage errors occur when the wrong word or a non-word is used. a. Spanish prefers active voice, while English uses passive voice extensively. b. In Spanish, passive voice is replaced with the passive reflexive (active verb + III. Lexico-semantic variation refers to differences in word meanings. a. The most neural choice for a word is best if the context is unclear. IV.Cognates may have different cultural meanings or connotations. a. VI.Paralinguistic features are audible gestures, such as “uh” in English or “este” in Spanish. a.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course SPA 314 taught by Professor Belitafaki during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Fundamentals Chapter 19 - Roshni Sheth Fundamental Chapter...

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