16 Terms in Linguistics

15 May



Words that are pronounced in the same way as one or more other words, but is different in meaning and sometimes spelling, as are “hair” and “hare.



Touching during social interaction.



Knowledge of the first language causes errors and misunderstanding in the second language.



The study of how words are formed including aspect such as compounds, derivations, and so forth.



To make a sound nasal by lowering the soft palate so that air flows through the nose.



A branch of linguistics comprising the study of the sounds of human speech.



The study of sounds in speech, including their distribution and pronunciation.



The study of distance individuals maintain between each other in social interactions and how this separation is significant.



The study of language acquisition and use in relation to the psychological factors controlling its use and recognition.



The study of the meaning in language; the analysis of the meaning of words, phrases, sentences.



The study of signs and symbols of all kinds, what they mean, and how they relate to the things or ideas they refer to.



Indicated that spellers write only some of the letters in a word.



Body language such as facial expressions and gestures.



The pattern of structure of word order in sentences, clauses and phrases. The grammatical rules that govern language.



The use of language in context. The practical and social side of language where children must learn to engage in effective and appropriate communication (Ex: responding to uestions, making eye contact, phrasing requests, adjusting speech to differerent situations).



The way we perceive, use and respond to time in social interactions, as well as cultural situations.


Source: Quizlet.com

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