Semester 2 Examination 2011 / 2012
2BA, 2BHR1, 2BWM1, 2BCS1, 2BFS1. 1OA1, 1EM1
Geographies of Cyberspace
Professor Brian Graham
Professor Chris Caseldine
Dr. Mark Hennessy
Notes on Beginning to Study Language
a property of language describing the fact that there is no
natural connection between a linguistic form and its
a consonant produced by almost blocking the airflow (i.e.
- the first and
Notes on Phonetics and Language
the study of the physical properties of speech as sound
the study of the perception of speech sounds by the ear,
also called "perceptual phonetics"
the study of the char
Notes on Experimental Techniques
one of the most popular experimental techniques,
presenting an idea - if related, processing will be faster.
ex. it is easier to pick out BREAD if you have just seen
BUTTER. words with
Notes on The Power of Language
language that evokes one or all of the five senses: seeing,
hearing, tasting, smelling, touching
comparison of two UNLIKE things
comparison of two unlike things using like or as
The act of
Notes on Methods of Speech
the traditional form of language teaching, with vocabulary
lists and set of grammar rules
a mid-20th Century approach to language teaching, with
repetitive drill used to
Psychology in Language
study of psychological processes involved in language;
study understanding, producing, and remembering
used in experiments as what we think is going to form on
out experimental results.
Notes on Identifying Speech Sounds
Theta. Voiceless "th" sound, like the beginning of 'three'
voiced velar, sounds like 'ng'
voiced palatal, sounds like middle consonant in 'treasure'
voiceless palatal, makes 'sh' sounds
voiced palatal, makes initial so
Notes on Using Language in Conversation
the process of changing the function of a word, such as a
noun to a verb, as a way of forming new words, also
known as "category change" or "functional shift" (i.e. vacation in 'They're vacationing in Flo
Non-Native Speaker, Andre Lacombe Coiro
Robert Morris University
Study of Language
April 25, 2011
Background and Family.
Andr Lacombe Coiro was born in 1991 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He grew up with only
one sibling, Ad