Chapter 1 Notes LIN
What is Language?
We learn language unconsciously as young children.
Language is not speech, because deaf people are also capable of signing which is a type
When you know a language, you can speak a
Chapter 2 LIN Notes
Morphology: The Words of Language
Speakers of every language know thousands of words, but no one can speak a language
just by knowing its words
People that dont know a language cant tell when words start or begin when lis
How are we responding
to the threat of terror?
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A New Language Arises, and Scientists Watch It Evolve
Some Universals of Language (From Fromkin, Rodman, & Hyams, An introduction to language,
9th Edition, pp. 34-5)
1. Wherever humans exist, language exists.
2. There are no primitive languagesall languages are equally complex and equally capable of
Lin 306: Introduction, Day 2
1. We start with the premise that Language is all in your head
Linguistics is the science of language (interested first and foremost in
what is in your head)
Interested in mental grammar and mental lexicon; what the native
Lin 306: Introduction, Day 1
1. Introduction to the class: Who are we? (And who are you?)
Tony Woodbury <> Professor of Linguistics: Instructor
Hammal Al Bulushi, Michael Everdell <> Linguistics Graduate Students:
TBA <> Senior Unde