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Linguistics

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Parent Category: Languages and Cultures
Linguistics is the study of the form, meaning, and context of language.
Linguistic chauvinism is the idea that one's language is superior to others. An example of linguistic chauvinism is the Greeks history of calling anyone who did not speak Greek a barbarian.
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The elitism of linguistic chauvinismThis may not be the most circumspect answer. However, it may serve as a starting point for a more thorough investigation into the meaning of 'linguistic chauvinism'. Piecemealing a definition for linguistic chauvinism roughly yields an unreasoning belief in the s…
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Fields of Linguistics The LSA (Linguistic Society of America) at www.lsadc.org provides a nice overview of the subfields of linguistics.
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Register means the social level of language being used; if you say "he ain't comin'" the register is low; if you say "he will not be coming" the register is high. Answer In Linguistics register refers to the level of formality of the style.
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The fourfold aims of teaching English are to enable the student to listen to English and to understand what is being said, to speak English clearly and to be understood, to read English and to comprehend what is being read, and to write clearly in English and be understood, with a mastery of the gra…
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Historical and comparative linguistics are concerned with classifying ancient and modern languages into language families. They study sound correspondences across languages and sound shifts within a language over time, as well as lexical borrowing.
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Formal linguistics studies the theory of the structure,phonetics and semantics of language. Sociolinguistics studies the interaction and evolution of language in a social context.
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Top-notch referred in 18th century English logging to the worker who stayed nearest the top of a log as it entered the sawing mill. The importance was that the bottom workers frequently went blind from sawdust particles ruining their corneas. Answer The situation is probably more complex than th…
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1) You can find a lot of info online by searching "ESL pronunciation" since ESL means "English as a Second Language." 2) Also, I recommend that you go to your local public library and ask the librarians there if they have any ESL programs there. If not, they can help you find an ESL tutor in your a…
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Implicature being another word for a linguistic implication, the opposite would be "explicature" -- that which is directly stated, even if it entails incorrect implications.
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Linguistics is an area of study with many branches, one of which refers to the social dimensions of language development and use. Sociolinguistics is concerned with understanding language-use and society. Since linguistics is an outgrowth of anthropology, it (linguistics) has roots in the social and…
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Historical linguistics studies how languages change over time with regard to pronunciation, syntax, and vocabulary. Applied linguistics is concerned with the teaching and learning of languages.
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LinguisticsThe study of the nature, structure, and variation of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics.(A bit easier) Linguistics is the study of language and languages, spoken and written, including how they are used and how they de…
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Applied linguistics is another field of linguistics which classifies and offers solutions language related problems in real life. Some of the academic fields that relate to this are psychology and education.
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Acquiring individual language development based on personal interest.
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A linguistics student. A linguist: As Linguistics is an extremely broad field, it can be broken down into its composite parts and students often focus on one of those major areas.That is,A semanticist - Dealing with SemanticsA phonologist - Dealing with PhonologyA phoneticist - Dealing with Phonetic…
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The science of language. Linguistics does not involve learning language after language. This is a common misconception.
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Linguistics adopts model of physical science. Linguists also take any person they are speaking with to be a source of linguistic data on their language. Social linguistics focuses on diversity of languages and is a model of social science.
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Linguistics is a huge area and includes: PhoneticsPhonologyMorphologySyntaxSemanticsPsycholinguisticsSociolinguisticsHistorical linguisticsTranslation  Fields of LinguisticsThe LSA (Linguistic Society of America) provides a nice overview of the sub fields of linguistics.
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Structural Linguistics has its origins in the work "Course in General Linguistics" by Ferdinand de Saussure, it employs structuralism* in synchronic analysis of units (phonemes, sentences, etc.) within systems of a language (phonology, syntax, etc.) *structuralism-a method of analysing phenomena as…
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it is the phenomenon, in one's learning language strategy, that he/she applies one certain rule to achieve forms to which it does not apply.
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La investigacion esta en la comparacion de graficos, jeroglificos, modulos en la arquitectura, en la ceramica y escultura, para deducir si el tipo de mensaje es religioso, social, politico, etc. alF
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Grammar is a structure of language, while linguistics is a scientific field of study of language.
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The Linguistic elements described are Lexeme. It defines the compound state of a word with many different directions or stem off.
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Linguistics is the study of written as well as spoken language. It also includes the context of words, and where words came from.
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relating to language
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Saussure and Chomsky both had different opinions about the object of linguistics. Saussure believed that the geographic study of languages deals with external linguistics such as distance. Chomsky believed that time is the primary catalyst of linguistic diversity.
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I have a scanned version of the WM-1200 manual.Not the prettiest, but readable.If you still need a copy, contact me: djslota@att.net
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after studying lingiustics you are on the road and nothing else
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It is simply when the non-native speaker tries to convey his/her message in the targetted language ( English for example) and finds it hard to do so, then the native speaker tries to help him/her out by clarifying the meaning, this is how they negotiate the meaning to reach to an understanding of th…
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The main problems were religious, ehthic and cultural (Orthodox Christianity versus Roman Catholic versus Muslim), not lingusitic.
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A geographical region with a common language accepted as a state.
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One of the goals of AppliedLinguistics.Org is to be a meeting spot for all applied linguists and applied linguistics students worldwide. Applied linguistics.Org does not provide materials to teach English or any resources specifically on TESOL. If you are looking for a place to discuss applied lingu…
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Linguistics is the scientific study of languages.
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In linguistics, a register is a variety of a language used for a particular purpose or in a particular social setting. For example, an English speaker may adhere more closely to prescribed grammar, pronounce words ending in -ing with a velar nasal instead of an alveolar nasal (e.g. "walking", not "w…
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yes, it is.because this theory divides the english parts of speech into eight parts: noun, pronoun, adjective, preposition, adverb, conjunction,and inerjection.this theory hasproduced important indispensable grammatical concepts such as subject, object, predicate, subject complement, object compleme…
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It was written by a member of a tribe of nomadic Jewish shepherds.
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firstly, modern liguistic is DESCRIPTIVE(to describe the way people speak) , whilst traditional grammar is PRESCRIPTIVE(to prescribe the way people speak, or simply, to tell people how to speak and let people know the correct way of their speaking ) secondly, tradition grammar pays more attention …
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linguistics is the scientific study of human language while language is a different thing which tells us to speak , read or to write: in simple words language is a way of communication between persons.
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Linguistics is the scientific study of languages. The area of the study includes specific branches such as: socio-linguistics,Historical linguistics,phonetics,stylistics,etymology,syntax,Cognitive linguistics. Linguistics includes learning theories and not the mere exercise of learning foreign lan…
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The scintifice study of nature
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I can think of two features of the German language which I don't know from any other language: 1. German nouns are either masculine, feminine or neuter (like e.g in Latin, so nothing special here), BUT: the word for "girl" is not feminine but neuter. (das Maedchen). Weird? - Erm, yes! 2. Not rea…
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The study of how languages are related to each other or change over an extended period of time.
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...linguistic pluralism is a term used to describe the acceptance of linguistic diversity, a scenario where all people (majority and minority) have the right to speak their language in public and private domain without fear of condemnation...
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morph noun (linguistics) An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts. A morpheme is the smallest language unit that has a meaning. The meaning part of a morpheme is called a sememe. The pronunciation part of a morpheme is called a morph. One morphe…
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sociology is the scientific study of the society while linguistics is the scientific study if language.all deal with
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Cognitive Linguistics is the best school of linguistic theory and thought.
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Grammar is a set of systematic rules that a group of people follow or adopt in their written or spoken language. Traditional grammar is often used to refer to the standardised forms language usage e.g. an adjective must appear before a noun or after the derivations of the verb "to be". It is, theref…
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Language goal, the goal of whatever (sorry don't have context) is based on language skills (grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, etc.) Linguistic - having to do with language or speech patterns Objective - a goal A linquisitic objective is therefore a goal having to do with language (ie, learning …
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A linguistic group is a group of languages which are related through a common ancestor. It is called the proto-language of the family.
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Grammar is a field of study in linguistics that deals with the structure of any given language called syntax such as structural grammar,transformational grammar.Linguistics on the other hand is the scientific study of languages. It incorporates grammar,semantics,phonetics,stylistics and other discip…
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Linguistics is the scientific study of languages and covers many disciplines to understand the evolution and history of human vocalization,understanding,knowledge of humans as man.community and society.
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No, what you really need to know is what specialty within linguistics you want to work in. The area with the most (and highest paying) jobs available in the private sector for people who hold a masters in linguistics is the field of computational linguistics. A computational linguist would need to b…
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wordologist.
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Article 350A Facilities for instruction in mother-tongue at primary stage It shall be the endeavour of every State and of every local authority within the State to provide adequate facilities for instruction in the mother-tongue at the primary stage of education to children belonging to linguistic m…
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Scope of linguistics: Linguistics is the scientific study of languages and has a vast scope in understanding the development of humans in the domains of vocalization of communication,history,sociology,anthropology,psychology and other allied fields of study as subjects including the cognitive neural…
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Semanticists study words and their meanings, as well as the meanings of other symbols. Therefore, a student of linguistics would be a type of semanticist.
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Linguistic intelligence is having a deep understanding of words and a sensitivity to the literal and figurative meanings of words.
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1. erratum 2. Slang3. Jargon4.Multiplicity of meaning5.Difference in accent, pronunciation6. Syntax7. Freudian slip
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Indo-European
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knowledge of how meanings are created through the use of language and how this knowledge could be usefully applied to everyday communications
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China has the greatest linguistic diversity.
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In linguistics, you will learn things about languages, phonetics, syntax, and many other things.
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Linguistics is the scientific study of languages , whereas traditional grammar is a set of structural rules in a particular language. Traditional grammar is limited to the right arrangements of the parts of speech in the native language but linguistics studies how the rules were formulated to includ…
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Saussure looked at human communication in a different way than it had previously been considered, looking at both verbal and non-verbal communication through the use of signs. 'Language is a system of signs expressing ideas' and not just a form of verbal communication; whether we are using sign lang…
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it would be quite helpful as to enhance the knowledge of teachers in linguistics field,as wel as guiding the students in proper way of learning language.thus a better society would results.......
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He uses Puns (words with a double meaning), Images, Metaphors, Similes (can be noticed through the words "as" and "like" ), Oxymoron's (loving hate, cold fire), Antithesis, Personification and some other common devices!
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Turkey has numerous language families within its borders, a total of five. The most populous are the Altaic languages: Turkish and Azeri. Then are the Indo-European Languages which are split in three groups: Indo-Iranian: Kurdish, Zazaki, Romani Hellenic: Greek Armenian: Armenian There are the…
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The study of how a language changes over a long period of time
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Comparative linguistics (also known as comparative philology) is a branch of historical linguistics that is concerned with, basically, how languages relate and compare to each other in history. Comparative linguists believe that there is a common origin (a proto-language), so they try to classify e…
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Linguistic diversity means that someone is able to communicate in many different languages.
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The notion that the language individuals use exerts a strong influence n their perceptions.
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personification, imagery, sarcasm, emotive language, there' s more but i forgot well theres also voice
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real realistic neurons neurotic chaos chaotic aroma aromatic tourist touristic language linguistic
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It is often termed Spanglish, but there are also many who are fluent in both Spanish and English. You will also find some who are fluent in other languages as well.
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It is the knowledge someone has of their "native language". What the words mean, how they are pronounced, how they fit together in sentences... I found the information on wikipedia.com
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scope of applied linguistics
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Linguistic anthropology studies language in its social and cultural context, across space and over time. Some linguistic anthropologists make inferences about universal features of language, linked perhaps to uniformities in the human brain. Others reconstruct ancient languages by comparing their …
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the language of your identity
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Linguistic repertoire is defined as the totality of linguistic varieties used in different social contexts by a particular community of speakers. It refers to the set of distinguishable code varieties from which the speakers of certain speech community can choose to be used, in certain social contex…
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When writing an adult novel, it is important to be linguistic.
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Syntax can be treated from both a theoretical and a descriptive viewpoint, with the areas of linguistics. There has been a tendency for theoreticians and typologists to pursue their goals in separate compartments. Syntax is defined, as the study of sentence structure; it is concerned with the princ…
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anything worth doing isn't easy. but things are a lot easier if youre interested in them and enjoy them....
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Linguistics is the scientific study of human languages. Linguistics can be broadly broken into three categories or subfields: the study of language form, of language meaning, and of language in context.While Language may refer either to the specifically human capacity for acquiring and using complex…
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Some linguistic minorities have kept their languages alive through the centuries.
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Lolcats. look what that site has done to our grammar
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The language is often termed Spanglish which has evolved as something quite different from Spanish.
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the definition of sociallinguistic
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Theoretical linguistics is the study of phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Applied linguistics is linguistics put to practical use such as the study of language in the brain, translation, second language learning, studying linguistics in social settings, and many other such uses.
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sociolinguistics:- concern with language and society (dialects- accents ....est) via the the language with regard to community (culture) and varieties . but theoretical linguistic associate with language theoretical study ,
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Linguistics is the study of language itself--like parts of speech, the sounds a language is made of, etc. Stylistics is the study of how language is used in writing--like changing how you write for different audiences, word choice, length of sentences, formal or informal, etc.
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Article 350A Facilities for instruction in mother-tongue at primary stageIt shall be the endeavour of every State and of every local authority within the State to provide adequate facilities for instruction in the mother-tongue at the primary stage of education to children belonging to linguistic mi…
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Under the Treaty of Tordesillas (1493), a longitudinal Line of Demarcation was established to assign the areas that could be developed by Spain and by Portugal. This line only allowed Portugal to colonize the easternmost portion of South America, which became Brazil.
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