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MCGILLLING 201Alex DrummondFall

Phonology Notes

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Study of patterns + contrasts of speech sounds. Minimal pairs differ by 1 segment in the same position ex) tech - deck, sip - zip. Complementary distri
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MCGILLLING 320Charles BobergFall

LING 320 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Theoretical Linguistics, Idiolect, Sociolinguistics

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19 Nov 2012
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A society is a group of people who are drawn together for a purpose (or purposes). Members of a society may speak one language, or they may speak sever
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MCGILLLING 201Alex DrummondFall

Morphology Notes

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The study of word structure + word formation. The system of categories + rules involved in word formation and interpretation. Long, complex words - agg
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MCGILLLING 320Charles BobergFall

LING 320 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Speech Community, Sociolinguistics, Rhoticity In English

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19 Nov 2012
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Sociolinguistics = study of language use within or among groups of speakers. Groups are useless and necessary constructs created for our purposes of re
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MCGILLLING 320Charles BobergFall

LING 320 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Hindi, Celtic Languages, Breton Language

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19 Nov 2012
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Variety (hudson) : a set of linguistic items with similar distribution. ex. : canadian english, london english, english of football commentators. Accor
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MCGILLLING 320Charles BobergFall

LING 320 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Upper Middle Class, Thematic Apperception Test, Hypercorrection

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19 Nov 2012
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Apperception test, than had a less formal interview, and an informal interview: results: boys used more in" forms than girls in the most formal situati
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MCGILLLING 360Brendan S.GillonFall

LING 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Amy Winehouse, Reflexive Pronoun, Exophora

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19 Oct 2016
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Examples of exofores : now, there, this, that, he, she, i. Don"t have an exact thing they"re referring to. Out of these context-sensitive words (exofor
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MCGILLLING 200Maire NoonanFall

LING 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Cognitive Ethology, Biolinguistics, Body Language

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8 Dec 2013
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All of these too vague to constitute the object of scientific inquiry. Pretty much anything expressive can be called language in everyday discussion. L
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MCGILLLING 320Charles BobergFall

LING 320 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Sociolinguistics, Das Rheingold, Language Change

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19 Nov 2012
20
Wolfram and fasold, distinguished between speakers of standard english (se), white nonstandard. In practice it is quite difficult to try to write even
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MCGILLLING 200Alan Clinton BaleFall

I-Language Book Chapter 5

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30 Nov 2011
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MCGILLLING 360Brendan S.GillonFall

LING 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Socalled, Language Acquisition Device, Bird Vocalization

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There was an old view that thought that science was simply a matter of going out and recording facts, when you get enough, then make a generalization.
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MCGILLLING 200Maire NoonanFall

LING 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Falsifiability, White Noise, Auditory Scene Analysis

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8 Dec 2013
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Even when a triangle doesn"t exist and only 3 pacman shapes do, our mind will construct a white triangle and fill in the lines where it"s blank. Human
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