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Examples from Unit 1/2 English Language
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Terms in this set (104)
IPA Chart, ɨ, ʉ, ɯ, u
Aussies saying Chips, New Zealanders saying Cheps
Someone speaking english correctly. A foreigner trying to speak english but making multiple mistakes.
A Teacher meeting with a Student to discuss the meanings and messages of a book.
A toy block could be called a cube, block or toy to produce meaning.
The word "sick" could mean both awesome and feeling ill depending on the context and setting.
/θ/ --> th
f sound ---> v sound
s sound ---> z sound
place of articulation
labial, dental, alveolar
manner of articulation
Handbag --> Hambag
Going to ---> Gonna
Australia ---> Straya
'I don't know' ---> I dunno
a young child's voice- high pitch
old mans voice- low pitch
A person puts emphasis on a word to be sarcastic
Emphasis on a word to express emotion
A 2 year old screeches very loud
a whisper (low sound)
A 3 year old pronounces a word slower compared to a 20 year old
A singer jumps an octave in their performance
Jack, Melbourne, dog, love
to Sleep, to Run, to Jump
Have, Be, Do
To be able to, To have to, to want to, SHOULD, WOULD, COULD, Ought, Shall, May
Tall, Red, Fast, Funny
Quickly, Slowly, Happily, Gently
on, in, after
I, you, he, she, it
and, but, because, if
the, a, every
wow! awesome! Woah!
You, Me, you, he/she
ball, every, car
un-, -ly, ed, ing, tion
un-, im-, il,
-ly, -ious, s
does not change word class, run- running, car- cars
happy, happiness, Actor - Acting, Run - Running
dog, cat, Bird
can stand on its own: 'speak' in 'unspeakable', 'Pleasant' in 'Unpleasant'
can't stand on its own: ly comING, HopeFUL
can stand on its own: weak, Happy, Speed
handbag 'hambag' Brunch (Breakfast - Lunch), Medicare (Medical Care)
NASA, FIFA, LOL, LMAO
"Legitimate" becomes "legit",
White-board, Basket-ball, Shipwreck
He's, Can't, They're
black and white, salt and pepper, up and down
Twitter, facebook, google, emoji
Spaghetti, Pizza, Sofa
jeans, elevator, escalator
Feets, Mooses, Flys
in the rain
Joseph is a good soccer player, Hamish is not good at sport
How are you?, Good Day to you, sir., I have a hat.
I like cheese. Cars are cool
I like cheese and the movie cars, I have money and like money Today is a good day Tomorrow i get to go out.
I like cheese because its yellow I like cars because they're cool
I like cars and you like cars because its cool. I don't like pasta but you do like pasta because it tastes good
So it means... I don't know...
coordination vs. subordination
The rushed to the hospital, but they were too late vs. They were late because they were slow.
interrogative, exclamative, declarative, imperative
complex, compound, simple, compound-complex
It is cold, i am cold, Cars 1 is the best.
watch cars, watch cars 2, watch cars 3
Who are you?, Have you watched cars 2? Do you like Cars?
i like cars! i like cars 2! i like cars 3!
HE went to watch cars
My uniform is torn and dirty
A man went to watch CARS
The girl saw FIREWORKS
My gatta is una testadura
When sono andato to il dotore sabato, he gave me la medicina
Body language, facial expressions, hand gestures
meaning and sign
sign: marked lines on a white board 'PANDA'
meaning: a black and white bear that lives in china
sign: inked lines in a book 'TENNIS BALL'
meaning: a yellow/green ball that can be hit by a tennis racket in a tennis game
Talking about shopping: domain; shopping
Talking about dragons and magic: domain is fantasy
A girl calls a ball every object that is round
A second language English speaker calling a dog every animal
cars is good
The History of the car universe
Cars went from meaning an object to an amazing movie
Dear in old english meant all wild animals, now it only means a specific type of animal
House to residence
The break down of cars
Gay : Happy to sexuality
Meat: meal to animal flesh
Word blue can mean the colour
Blue can mean sad but could also mean the colour
function, field, mode, setting, context, relationships between participants
Formal : Beautiful or Informal : Rippa
critical period of language development
Important period where a child learns basic language skills.
theories of child language acquisition including behaviourism, innatism, interactionism
Skinner, Chomsky and Pinker had theories on...
first- and additional-language acquisition, bilingualism, multi-lingualism
Lightning McQueen can speak English and Spanish, this is an example of...
Indo-European language family
Came from around Ukraine 6000 years ago
standardisation and codification
The way conventional forms of a language are identified and maintained & language standardized by traditional texts and dictionaries.
prescriptivism and descriptivism
English language can change vs Latin shouldn't change. Due to English being more commonly used day to day and it may change more over time.
English may be used as language for trade for people who have native languages such as Indigenous.
linguistic relativism and determinism
language is affected by our thoughts and culture Vs language controls our thoughts and culture
pidgins and creoles
Indigenous native language and modern English combining to produce the language Indigenous communities communicate through.
English is used as a powerful way of communicating through social means.
The replacement from Latin, through Norman French to English in England
Hebrew was once considered a dead language but is now a practiced language.
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