Summary: Introduction To Linguistics

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  • Chapter 1

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  • How do you decide whether a sentence is good?

    By using the (1) memory, (2) knowledge of the language
  • When do you know a language?

    If you can understand and produce
  • Chapter 3

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  • Innate language faculty (Chomsky)

    Containing the general principles to which any language in the world has to conform
  • What are the stages of a child's language acquisition?

    (1) Pre-linguistic stage
    (2) One-word/two-word stage
    (3) Differentation stage
    (4) Completion stage
  • Chapter 11

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  • How can you establish whether a certain language element is or is not a word?

    By looking at the sound shape and syntax
  • Syntactic conditions for a word

    • It should be possible to place it in different positions in a clause
    • It should freely combine with other words
    • They can not be interrupted
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  • Two different aspects of utterances

    (1) Locution = its form
    (2) Illocution = its function as a speech act
  • Chapter 2

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  • What are three aspects of the cognitive system?

    (1) World knowledge
    (2) Mental lexicon
    (3) Knowledge of language use
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  • What is one of the functions of word formation?

    To expand the existing vocabulary of a language
  • Chapter 20

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  • What are the three different types of bilingual communities?

    1. Type I: language A is spoken by one group of speakers, and language B by a different group
    2. Type II: (almost) everybody speaks both language A and language B
    3. Type III: part of the population speaks one language (A), while the rest of the population speaks both language A and their own language B

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