101 dy5 - languages and reconstructing dead languages • Next slide numbers 1-10 for some Indo-European languages • IE languages are descended

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INDV 101, Day 5 David Medeiros Section 57 September 4, 2009
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Sub-disciplines of linguistics Review: Phonology Morphology Syntax Semantics Pragmatics Psycholinguistics Neurolinguistics
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A few more You should be able to name these subfields, and recognize the sorts of linguistic phenomena they address. On the next slides, I give a few more sub- fields (you will be expected to know these as well).
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Sociolinguistics Sociolinguistics is concerned with the sociology of language use. This principally consists of looking at how varieties within language are deployed by speakers for social signaling – establishing and confirming group membership, solidarity, negotiating status and intimacy. Also, often, looks at language use in multilingual environments – code-switching, language-mixing, etc.
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Historical linguistics Historical linguistics is concerned with identifying family relationships among
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Unformatted text preview: languages, and reconstructing dead languages. • Next slide: numbers 1-10 for some Indo-European languages. • IE languages are descended from a common ancestor that existed between 5,000 and 10,000 years ago (recent research indicates the latter number is more likely). Indo-European numbers • Eng Ger Span Fr Ir Rus Farsi • one eins uno une aon adin yek • two zwei dos deux do dva do • three drei tres troi tri tri se • four vier cuatro quatre ceathair chitiri chahar • five funf cinco cinc cuig pyat panj • six sechs seis six se shest shish • seven sieben siete sept seacht syem haft • eight acht ocho huit ocht vasyem hasht • nine neun nueve neuf naoi divyet noh • ten zehn diez dix deich dyesyet dah On to sounds • Now, we will begin to look in detail at English, starting with the sound system. Important terms: • Allophone • Phoneme • neutralization...
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101 dy5 - languages and reconstructing dead languages • Next slide numbers 1-10 for some Indo-European languages • IE languages are descended

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