Language and Communication

Humans use language to name categorize describe

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Unformatted text preview: express a wider range of ideas 2). Humans use words to describe intangible objects like unicorn and democracy 3). Humans use language to name, categorize, describe things when we think – helps us to organize knowledge in our brains phoneme is the smallest unit of sound that is recognizable as speech the distinction between a phoneme and a random sound depends on its particular use phonological rules indicate how phonemes can be combined to produce speech sounds morpheme is the smallest meaningful unit of language for instance, the phoneme “pe” sound has no meaning but the word “pat...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2014 for the course PSYC 011 taught by Professor Abigailmarsh during the Spring '11 term at Georgetown.

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