Language and Communication

Surface structure deep structure refers to the

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Unformatted text preview: does grammar is a set of rules that specify how units of language can be combined to form meaningful messages there are 2 sets of rules: Morphological rules: indicate how morphemes can be combined to form words Syntactical Rules: indicate how words can be combined to form phrases and sentences Deep vs. Surface Structure Deep Structure refers to the meaning of the particular phrase Surface Structure refers to the way the particular phrase is organized i.e. The cat chased the dog The dog was chased by the cat Different surface structure, same deep structure Language Development Humans as babies have a high capability of hearing certain phonemes However, as we get older, we lose this ability Japanese babies can hear the “l” and “r” sounds Japanese adults cann...
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