Th b No distinction between r and i in japanese light and grass may sound like

Th b no distinction between r and i in japanese light

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“Th,” “b” No distinction between [r] and [i] in japanese ‘light’ and ‘grass’ may sound like ‘right’ and ‘glass’ [s] in German (peas/peace) Words of language Semantics Sounds and meaning Morpheme Building blocks of words Smallest part of word Free (boy) v. bound (ish) Sentences Syntactics We must know rules to use sentences E.g. “he decided on the train” Communication is a social enterprise Meaning Denotative: literal Connotative: what is meant “The sheep followed their leader off a cliff” Literal sense: sheep are actually following each other off a cliff Connotative: leader of a company making poor decisions so the employees are the sheep and not doing anything about their leader potentially harming the company Social context of language Pragmatics What is said is not what it is always meant You need the context to help you interpret Must know intent for success speech Context matters Coordinated management of meaning Levels Act
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Locutionary: utterance Illocutionary: motive behind utterance “So, what’s your 9-5?” locutionary : utterance Want to know what you do for a living Illocutionary: you’re my type, i’m lonely, buy me a drink What is the motive for why this is being said Get behind the motive and they aren’t matching what they mean and what they said Like the trash pick up line. What they said and what they meant are different When maxims get violated Sends indirect message If someone asks a question and we respond but it is not a solid answer so they have to interpret what you meant Indirect reply may be worse than the direct reply EXAMPLE: What is the best response “Do these pants make my rear end look big?” No Yes, but it takes the focus off of your face I wonder who won the cubs game? You are violating maxims response because you are responding with an answer that doesn’t make sense Class activity; Write down 5 things that complete this sentence about you Called self-task I am a woman latinx leader student The first 5 are the most relevant to you as a person When you think of yourself you think of these terms Most common Relational (daughter, sister) Career (student, mechanic) Trait (tall, short) In class example Prince Bride
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danny : spends most movie looking for someone and prior to this spent two years of his life looking for someone Father killed by 6 fingered man (20 years of life) and goes looking for him for 20 years Finds this man and once he kills him and that is met. He is a completely different person and nothing to live for Who you are as a person has been changed because of what you have experiences “Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armour, and it can never be used to hurt you.” Communication and social identity Part of every encounter Communication shapes the identity we have Identity Developed through communication
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