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LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Diphthong, Brad Delson, Phonetic Transcription
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Aricative Fricatives Sonorants include: Nasals Approximates Articulatory Classication of Vowels Vowel sounds can be classied according to height, frontness/backness, rounding and tension He...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Voiceless Labiodental Fricative, Voiced Labiodental Fricative, Canadian English
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Source: http://www.sonicamigos.com/lisa/languagelecture7.html F sounds are created with voiceless labiodental fricative V sounds are created with voiced labiodental fricative (Fricativdenoting a type of consonant made b...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Lexical Verb, Ditransitive Verb

Lecture 3: Verb Dependents Predicate: lexical verb together with any dependents and/or preceding auxiliaries The cat chased the rat The couple down the street moved to Detroit at the end of July The ...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Affix, Circumfix, Word Formation

Lecture 4: Word Structure Word structure Simple: single unit of word formation o Dirt o tree Complex: two or more of these units o Dirt-y o Employee ...

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Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Word Formation, Motel, Affix

Lecture 5 and 6: Word Formation and Systems Additive word formation Reduplication process of copying all or part of a stem o Total Afrikaans: Amper = nearly AmperAmper = very nearl...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Word Formation, Linguistic System, Linguistic Prescription

Lecture 1: Introduction to Linguistics Language repetitional system used to express meaning/thought Linguistics the study of human language systems, the goal to describe and explain a speakers knowledge of language ...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Adverbial Phrase, Preposition And Postposition

Lecture 2: Word categories Lexical words: words that have independent meaning Noun, verb, adjective, preposition, adverb Nonlexical: words that serve a grammatical function Determiner, pronoun, auxiliary,...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Preposition And Postposition, Interrogative Word
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Wh-Structures and Movement An English wh-structure is one in which there is a wh-constituent in the clause initial position Note: a wh-constituent is an interrogative word, or a phrase that contains an interrogative word...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Subcategorization, Syntactic Movement
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What did Henry put in the attic From which terminal will their ight be leaving Passive Structures An English passive is one in which the main verb in a clause: is in the past participle form and is preceded in the same ...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Salami, Storyboard, Preposition And Postposition
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John killed the bear The bear is still alive Sentence Meaning and Thematic Roles The meaning of a sentence is determined in part by the meaning of the individual words in which it is composed and the manner in which the...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Phrase Structure Rules, Preposition And Postposition

LING 1000 Fall/Winter 2017-18 Introduction to Linguistics Tutorial G 1. Underline the subjects in ...

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LING 1000
Liisa Duncan
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Linguistic Prescription, No Type, Word Formation

Linguistics : the study of human language systems Language : a representational system used to express meaning or thought Some characteristic features ; arbitary form-meaning relationship A creative productive system Go...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture 10: LING1000 Lecture Note 10 Fall 2017
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Subordinate Clause Functions Possible functions of an embedded clause function include: Dependent of a lexical head Subject She [knows(V) that you told me(CP) ] (VP) [The(D) fact(N) that he arrived early(CP) ...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Subcategorization, Binoculars
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LING 1000 Tom Wilson Lecture Note #9 Fall 2017 Complement vs Modier Dependent expressions within a phrase can be classied as complements and modiers. A complement is a dependent that expresses a meaning that is directl...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
LING 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Preposition And Postposition, Adverb
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LING 1000 Tom Wilson Lecture Note #7 Fall 2017 Sentence Analysis (Analyzing Constituents) 1. Determine the boundaries of each clause in a sentence (for simple sentences this will be the start point and endpoint of the se...

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LING 1000
Tom Wilson
Understanding the Short Story - Reference Guides

Award Winning Professors Series 2Understanding The Short Story3Understanding The Short Story Understanding The Short StoryUnderstanding The Short Story TM permacharts THE EVOLUTION OF THE SHORT STORY (cont.)STEPS TO ANALYS...

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Twelfth Night - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Twelfth Night StructureJust the Facts AIN PLOTARALLEL PLOTSILLIAM SHAKESPEARE MPW Act IIntroduction Main characters and actions are introduced The Duke, Olivia,The Romantic Plot involves Orsino, Olivia, and ...

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Romeo & Juliet - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Romeo Juliet StructureBackgroundJust the Facts AIN PLOTIMEILLIAM SHAKESPEARE MTW Act I Introduction Warring feud between Capulets and Montagues Born 1564; died 1616 Play occurs over a period of 5 days in mi...

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English Composition - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Composition English Composition 2nd EDITION THE SENTENCE Sentencesform the basis for written language and composition A sentence is a group of words that forms a complete thought It is easier to expr...

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English Grammar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Grammar English Grammar 2nd EDITION PARTS OF SPEECHSENTENCE TYPES A sentenceis a group of words that can stand DJECTIVESONJUNCTIONS AC on its own as a completed thought; it begins Describe nouns and ...

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English Verbs - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Verbs English Verbs 2nd EDITION PRESENT TENSEPHRASAL VERBS A phrasal verbis a two part verb IMPLE PRESENT S consisting of a verb and a particle Expresses daily habits or usual Expresses general factu...

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English as a Second Language - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English as a Second Language English as a Second Language 2nd EDITION BASIC SENTENCE REQUIREMENTSSUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT All sentences must begin with a capital letter A verb must agree with its subject in per...

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