13_HO - Comm 101 3/2 1. 2. 3. 4. Language in Communication:...

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Comm 101 – 3/2 1 Language in Communication: Stick and Stones…? 1. The social construction of reality 2. Why study language? 3. What gets "done" using language? 4. Components of language Phonetics – how speech sounds are produced Phonology - how sounds are combined into words Syntax - how words are combined into sentences Semantics - about meaning Pragmatics – how language is used Syntax Productivity “Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.” Semantics – How do we make meaning? arbitrary symbols principle of non-identity principle of non-allness principle of self-reflexiveness (metacommunication) connotation and denotation words shape reality The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (=Linguistic Relativity Hypothesis) strong version (linguistic determinism) weak version (linguistic relativity)
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Comm 101 – 3/2 2 Trip to Syracuse ((phone ringing)) 01 Ilene: Hullo :, 02 (0.3) 03 Charlie: hHe llo is e h::m:: (0.2) ˙hh-˙hh Ile ne the re? 04
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13_HO - Comm 101 3/2 1. 2. 3. 4. Language in Communication:...

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