Flashcards in Module #1 -- Language Structure Deck (21):
the study of sound in language
the change of pitch used in the sound system of language, i.e. "John?" versus "John!"
the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word.
a variation in pitch to give prominence to a syllable within a word.
the study of rhythm, intonation, stress, and related attributes in speech.
when the voice goes down for authority, up for engagement etc.
the study of meaning units in language
all suffixes -s, 's, -es, -ing, -ed, -er, -est
the study of structure of sentences
the smallest contrastive unit in the sound system of a language
the smallest meaningful unit in the grammar of a langage
carries the principle portion of meaning of the words in which it functions
a bound morpheme that is joined before, after, or within a root.
the study of the rules governing the use of a language
study of how meaning in language is created by the use and interralationships of words, phrases, and sentences
verbal expression, either in speech or writing
the study of all aspects of meaning and language use
a learner's ability to apply and use grammatical rules, and form correct utterances, and know how to use these utterances appropriately
the complete and total knowledge that a native speaker has about a language
the systematic study of a pair of languages with a view to identifying their structural differences and similarities