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paperback.) Learning & Evaluation
Learning Where does linguistics fit in?
Where “Linguistics, …, is part of cognitive psychology,
ultimately human biology” Noam Chomsky, 1987
Institute Professor, MIT
Institute Subfields of Linguistics - 1
Subfields Phonetics: the study of speech production and
perception. Speech is not the same as writing:
[f] in cough, fox, telephone, suffer Subfields of Linguistics - 2
Subfields Phonology E.g.
[t] and [th]
[t] in English, French, and Chinese Subfields of Linguistics - 3
Subfields Morphology: word structure & formation cats
? zip – unzip *unfill horses
*hopenessless Subfields of Linguistics - 4
Subfields Syntax: clause formation and
interpretation Sandy told Chris to go to the store.
Sandy promised Chris to go to the store
I wonder who John expects to visit him....
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course LING 1000 taught by Professor Vercellotti during the Fall '11 term at Pittsburgh.
- Fall '11