{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}


1introduction1_students_wfilm - Chapter 1 Introduction to...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 1: Introduction to Linguistics OVERVIEW 1. What is linguistics? (definition) 2. What does linguistics include? (subfields) 3. Research assumptions (basic ideas) 4. Common misconceptions (mistaken notions about language) 5. Properties of language 1. What is linguistics? a. Linguistics is the scientific study of natural language i. Natural language: ii. Scientific study: 2. What does linguistics include? a. Form (language structure) i. Phonetics ( sounds of language) ii. Phonology ( sound patterns and sound restrictions) iii. Morphology (how words are formed) iv. Syntax (how sentences are formed) v. Discourse analysis (units larger than the sentence) b. Meaning i. Semantics (language meaning) ii. Pragmatics (language use) c. Interdisciplinary subfields i. Anthropological linguistics (relationship between language and culture ) ii. Applied linguistics (linguistics applied to language teaching ) iii. Computational linguistics ( computer modeling of language) iv. Historical linguistics (study of how language changes over time) v.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}