Chapter 6. Semantics: the analysis of meaning
1. Semantic relations
Determining the semantic relations that exist between words, phrases, and sentences
constitutes one of the basic notions used in evaluating meaning.
Chapter 5. Syntax: the analysis of sentence structure
1. Lexical and non-lexical categories
Words are an important part of a languages grammar. A speakers lexicon (mental
dictionary) contains information on the pronunciation and meaning of individua
Chapter 10. First language acquisition
The study of language acquisition
1. Theories of child language acquisition
Early theories of language acquisition were heavily influenced by behaviourism.
Proposal: children learn language through imitation, reinfor
Chapter 7. Historical linguistics
The nature of language change
Generally, language is distinguished by its regularity and systematicity;
E.g. the SVO word order in English was a development that didnt apply in just certain
cases; all verbs in Modern Engl
LIN 100 Y Winter 2012
Tutorial Homework Week #3
a) From Exercise 3 pg.216, work on a, b, and c
3. Three semantic relations among sentences were covered in this chapter: paraphrase, entailment, and
contradiction. Which of these relations is exemplified in
Microeconomics Take-Home Exam (40 points)
Print this out, complete test individually, sign the bottom, and hand in at the beginning of class.
1) Why do markets exist?
a. Markets ensure that government does not intervene in the production of goods and serv