undersTanding of These devices and whaT is happening in The brain. 50 we are doing The
Tree diagrams This week.
The chapTers you need To be reading are in chapTer 5 ThaT is good for The final exam.
And we will incorporaTe feaTures and Then nexT week This
For Chomsky input is important but internally there is an internal process. So you can
talk about how it is different in different languages and how different people hear
things differently an American ear might hear Paula and Paola differently.
so now it is a noun. It has to do with the grammatical relationship. So what works with
a verb? The auxiliary. You know auxiliary by this name 'helping verb'. It does not
say what it is helping but they are working with a verb. [Diagram on board]
Student: It is U shaped?
Professor: Yes connected to U shaped learning it is Skinner and then apply rules and
Chomsky stage 1 is memory based.
Student: [can't hear/ can't understand]
Professor: This is 'wen ' 'goed'. that was an example of U shaped. All t
have ThaT liTTle "F." How many do we have wiTh The Teachers? We have
Teach which is your sTem and The ER which is The derivaTional morphine
and now we have This liTTle S and look aT The brackeTs. We have 3
mor'phines. 2 of which are bound affixes and we w
next to a plosive. So assimilation you get manner of articulation assimilation. So you
turn it into a fricative.
All the air builds up and then you get to the fricative and the air is released. a leak. and
when you get to the next phoneme you get [on boar
Spanish speakers it is an h sound.
There is evidence that X historically was palatalized. I had a student that went to Mexico
and do some field work and went to cities with names that start with X. She came up
with examples that sound like shhhh. So once
second week of Oct and that will be when the first exam will probably take place. We
will have a review before that exam.
There will be aspects of the intro on that exam also. But we will look now at the bottom
portion of language sound and move through t
So errors in creativity are the first place where it weakens the theory of what goes in
So Chomsky says we are born to abstract and if you look at input/ output you get
something that comes out differently than what goes in.
So we need to try t
but it is a rule based phonological process where by one phoneme wants to affect the
sound of its neighboring phoneme.
So they want to sound alike. But here is the caveat we don't mean lite/rally sound
alike but what we mean is they want to sound alike ba
On the other side is functional. There will be words that are functional. They will be
Student: Could you explain Pinker?
Professor: He is an author is at Harvard. He wrote the Language Instinct if you
are interested in reading us
English 301: Language & Linguistics
California State UniversityNorthridge
Syllabus & Course Outline
Home page: http:/www.csun.edu/~galasso
Office: ST 425
An Introduction to Lang
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Captionist: K. Wong
Alright so there has been discussion about enrollment etc. A reminder in this
department we are no longer allowed to give out permission numbers. Especially if
the class is closed. We used to go beyond