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LINGUISTICS, broad and basic, includes phonology, semantics, syntax, etc

Linguistics terminology including phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics. Not all inclusive. No theorists and theories in this set.
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Homophones
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".
haptics
touching during social interaction
Linguistic Interference
knowledge of the first language causes errors and misunderstanding in the second language
Morphology
The study of how words are formed including aspect such as compounds, derivations, and so forth
Nasalization
To make a sound nasal by lowering the soft palate so that air flows through the nose.
Phonetics
a branch of linguistics comprising the study of the sounds of human speech.
Phonology
The study of sounds in speech, including their distribution and pronunciation
Proxemics
The study of distance individuals maintain between each other in social interactions and how this separation is significant.
Psycholinguistics
The study of language acquisition and use in relation to the psychological factors controlling its use and recognition
Semantics
The study of the meaning in language; the analysis of the meaning of words, phrases, sentences
Semiotics
The study of signs and symbols of all kinds, what they mean, and how they relate to the things or ideas they refer to.
Semiphonetic
Indicated that spellers write only some of the letters in a word.
kinesics
body language such as facial expressions and gestures
Syntax
The pattern of structure of word order in sentences, clauses and phrases. The grammatical rules that govern language.
Pragmatics
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)
chronemics
the way we perceive, use and respond to time in social interactions, as well as cultural situations.