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Unformatted text preview: Linguistics Notes 15/10/2007 13:13:00 PHONOLOGY A language learned should know what the sounds are of a given language, but also what sequences of these sounds are attested and permitted in the language to form words. (no askdj, woiuc, pioel, cvty) A language learned must know how to produce sounds, perceive sounds, and know when to use these sounds. Example: electric, electricity. The speaker knows the [k] and [s] but also knows that [k] changes to [s] in some determined conditions The speaker/listener knows about the sound patterns of a language. This is phonological knowledge, phonology is the study of this knowledge. Phonetics studies how the sounds of languages are produced and perceived, focusing primarily on the physical properties of the sound....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course LIN 100 taught by Professor Avelino during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
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