PHONOLOGY- SYLLABLE (PART 02)
April 19th, 2017
RECAP: English Syllable Structure
Or, Syl C
English syllables can be divided into 3 major parts:
SYNTAX PART 05
May 12th, 2017
Identify whether the questions are Subject WH or Object
What was Mary writing?
Mary was writing a poem.
Who is making the spaghetti?
John is maki
Ling 3 Week 6
Worksheet on Syntax
1. Read the following phrases and fill in the table below.
to the visitor center
the mayor of Mapleton
has a gun
that Meg lost her mother.
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PART 02
June 2nd, 2017
Aspects of language development
- Phonetic and Phonological Development
- Vocabulary (and word meaning) development
- Morphological development
- Syntactic development
Brain and the Language Part 02
May 31st 2017
Modern Brain Mapping Techniques
- Modern brain mapping techniques do not have to entirely
rely on language disorders to see language functioning in
Some common bra
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PART 03
June 5th, 2017
Critical Period Hypothesis
- The critical period hypothesis was first proposed by Montreal
neurologist Wilder Penfield and Lamar Roberts in 1959,
and was popularized by Eric
LANGUAGE PROCESSING PART 01
June 5th & 7th, 2017
- the psychological processes involved in producing
and comprehending language.
Simply by making noises with our mouths, we can reliably
PHONETICS - PART 2
April 7th, 2017
Vocal tract - The cavity where speech sounds are produced.
Larynx - the hollow muscular organ forming an air passage to
the lungs and holding the vocal cords.
SYNTAX PART 01
May 3rd, 2017
The study of rules, principles, and processes that govern
the structure of sentences
Modern syntax was introduced by:
Father of modern day Formal
April 28th, 2017
Affixes are bound morpheme!
Two types of classifications of affixes:
Classification 1 based on the position of the affix.
Classification 2 based on
April 26th, 2017
Phones: a distinct speech soundare absolute, not specific
to any language.
Phonemes: a perceptually distinct unit of sound of a specific
language contributes to the meaning of words
SYNTAX PART 02
May 5th, 2017
According to X-Bar Theory in Syntax, proposed by Chomsky
Any XP can be represented as:
Only binary branching is allowed
XP is a phrase
X is an intermediate node
May 1st, 2017
RECAP: Three types of compounds:
Endocentric compounds: A+B compound is a type of B
a type of boat
a type of table
Exocentric compounds: A+B compound i
INTRO TO LINGUISTICS
April 3rd, 2017
Copy of syllabus on the course website:
Please check the course website on a regular basis to
keep yourself updated with the class requiremen
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PART 01
May 31st, 2017
What is Psycholinguistics?
Psycholinguistics is the study of psychological processes
involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and
production of language.
Linguistics 3 Introduction to Linguistics 05/12/2017
In-Class Exercise 07: Syntax Tree Drawing
TA & Discussion:
1. Draw the syntactic tree structure for the following sentence. Pay special attention to the
position of the adjun
Linguistics 03 Midterm 1 Topics Checklist
Below are some topics you must focus on while preparing for the exam:
1. Human anatomy of speech production
2. The articulation of consonants and vowels
3. Difference between phonemes & allophones
4. Phonetic vari
SYNTAX PART 04
May 10th, 2017
Structural difference between Complements & Adjuncts
Complement is always a sister to the head
There is only one complement
There is only one hea
Linguistics 03 Final exam - Study Guide
The exam is *NOT* cumulative Topics covered are:
1) Syntax-semantics interface
3) Brain and Language
4) Language Acquisition
5) Language Processing
There will be 25 multiple-choice and true/
SYNTAX PART 03
May 8th, 2017
COMPLEMENTIZER PHRASE (CP)
Structure of CP according to the X-Bar theory
C head always takes a TP complement
The Complementizer (C) head may contain that,
or may be empty!
PHONETICS - CONSONANTS
April 5th, 2017
Sound is the smallest unit in a language.
Phonetics studies the
involved in the production
of speech sounds
April 14th, 2017
- Exams will be open book
- Only the textbook, class notes, and printout of
class slides will be allowed!
- Use of electronic devices is NOT allowed.