101LANGF10 - Ava: u- I sound ha:p [ py ? ] 19 Bee: [ Y ee ]...

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1 Language Introduction to Communication, 10/18/10 1. The social construction of reality 2. Why study language? 3. What gets "done" using language? 4. Components of language -phonology -- combining sounds into meaningful units (words) -Syntax -- Combinations of words into larger units (sentences) -Semantics -- meanings of words on the basis of the relationship to one another and elements of the environment -Pragmatics -- appropriate ways of using language A. Syntax -- Chomsky -- generative theory --deep structures --surface structures B. Semantics -- -how we make meaning -symbols --principle of non-identity --principle of non-allness --principle of self-reflexiveness (metacommunication) 07 Ava: [ <I wan]'dih know if yih got a-uh:m 08 wutchimicawllit. A:: pah(hh)khing place °th's mornin'. hh 09 Bee: A pa: rk ing place, 10 Ava: Mm h m, 11 (0.4) 12 Bee: Whe :re. 13 Ava: t! Oh: just anypla(h)ce? I wz jus' kidding yuh. 14 Bee: Nno?= 15 Ava: = [ (°No). ] 16 Bee: = [ W h y ] wh hat'sa mattuh with y-Yih sou [ nd HA: PPY, ] hh 17 Ava: [ Nothing. ] 18
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Unformatted text preview: Ava: u- I sound ha:p [ py ? ] 19 Bee: [ Y ee ] uh. 20 (0.3) 21 Ava: No:, 22 Bee: Nno:? 23 Ava: No. 24 (0.7) 2 25 Bee: hh You [ sound sorta ] cheer [ f ul? ] 26 Ava: [ (Any way). ] [ hh ] How'v you bee:n. 27 Bee: hh Oh :: survi:ving I guess, hhh!--connotation and denotation--Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis-Linguistic Determinism (Strong version)-Linguistic Relativity (Weak version) C. Pragmatics--conversational management--interactiveness--turn-taking--Turn-constructional unit--multi-unit turn--Transition relevance place--projectability--action sequence organization--adjacency pair--FPP; initiating action--SPP; responding action--Grice -- Co-operative principle: Maxims: quantity: quality: relation/relevancy: manner:--Methods and practices for doing social action 5. Language and Gender (if we have time)-Does language make women invisible?--names--terms of address--generic man/he--job titles-Does language put women down (semantic derogation)?...
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