Linguistics Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Linguistics.

  • 6 Student Essays

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513 words, approx. 2 pages
             I Say Irregardless"      After careful study of other texts and information concerning Prescriptive and Descriptive approaches to gramma... Read more
1,423 words, approx. 5 pages
1. What are the features of human language? Give examples to illustrate them. Re: Through the comparison of human and animal communication, American linguist Charles Hocktett has given the defining p... Read more
9,341 words, approx. 32 pages
1. Introduction Once a group of Chinese was visiting the home of an American. As they were shown around the house, they commented, "You have a very nice home. It's so beautiful." The hostess smil... Read more
1,383 words, approx. 5 pages
Since the dawn of society many distinctions have been made between the roles of men and women, different creeds and the disabled. Yet these social stereotypes hold true today just as they did many tho... Read more
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Linguistics, as defined by Edward Finegan, is the systematic inquiry into human language-into its structures and uses and the relationship between hem, as well as into the development and acquisition... Read more
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In an article in a recent issue of Language (Newmeyer 2003), Frederick Newmeyer argues for a clear separation between what he terms `knowledge of language [i.e. grammar] and use of language [i.e. prag... Read more