Saturday, May 25, 2019
Linguistics Lecture Essay
Todays Objective Begin to understand the fundamental ways of thinking in Linguistics. somewhat properties of grammar creativity generality parity close to properties of grammar Parity ? all grammars are equally valid prescriptive grammar descriptive grammar ? ? Is this statement a scienti? c observation? A. Yes B. No People who live in East Hamilton often say I seen him where they should say I saw him Clicker frequency is BD.Is this statement a scienti?c observation? A. Yes B. No In Finnish, prepositions vex after nouns. Kissa on poydan alla cat is table under The cat is under the table Is this statement a scienti? c observation? A. Yes B. No If you end a sentence with a preposition you sound ignorant. Gymboree is one of the stores that I shop at. Gymboree is one of the stores at which I shop. Clicker frequency is BD. Clicker frequency is BD. Some properties of grammar Universality ? ? ? ?all grammars take some universal properties phonological syntactic etc. Some properties of grammar Mutability ? ? ? ? all grammars change over time sounds words & word forms sentence structures w not hw in Canada by age Some properties of grammar Inaccessibility ? almost all grammatical knowledge is unconscious (a. k. a. implicit) How can we observe unconscious knowledge? Some properties of grammar ? ? ? ? ? ? creativity generality parity universality mutability inaccessibility.