18 Chapter 3: Language Study Guide

Language

Use this study guide as you read the selected chapter, to help you focus on the important terms, concepts, people and places. This will also help you prepare for the quiz on this chapter.

  • Arbitrariness
  • Bound morpheme
  • Closed system
  • Code-switching
  • Colonialism
  • Creole
  • Critical age range hypothesis
  • Design features
  • Dialect
  • Discreteness
  • Displacement
  • Duality of patterning
  • Gendered speech patterns
  • Gesture-call system
  • Historical linguistics
  • Kinesics Lakoff
  • Language as a marker of solidarity
  • Language shift
  • Language universals
  • Lexicon
  • Linguistic relativity
  • Middle English
  • Modern English
  • Morphemes
  • Old English
  • Open system
  • Oralist approach
  • Palate
  • Paralanguage
  • Pharynx
  • Phoneme
  • Phonology
  • Pidgin
  • Pragmatic function
  • Pragmatics

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