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Nature of Language

  1. 3. Sound and meaning can be sub-grouped and re-grouped to form words and sentences, this is called _____.
  2. 4. The relative emphasis given in pronunciation to a syllable in loudness, pitch or duration.
  3. 6. When the receiver informs they have received the message they give _____.
  4. 8. The most basic human urge is to _____.
  5. 9. The sameness of sound. E.g. Rode – road, bare – bear, lead – led, go – gho…
  6. 10. The minimal unit of potentially meaningful sound.
  7. 13. Language helps us obtain ____ to learn about the world.
  8. 15. The scientific study of a particular language.
  9. 17. The emphasis placed upon a syllable in a pronunciation.
  10. 20. The sameness of spelling. E.g. watch, orange, bear, pass, found
  11. 21. The smallest meaningful unit of a written language.
  12. 22. The movement of the message from the sender to receiver is called ______.
  13. 28. This is when a language takes words from other languages.
  14. 29. This theory states that a child must understand the concepts before they can use the language.
  15. 30. The systematic representation of language writing.
  16. 31. The rise and fall of the voice.
  17. 32. This person discovered Cognitive theory.
  18. 33. This is non-verbal communication through silence in speech.
  19. 34. Language is important for _____ to develop culture and break from work.
  20. 37. The study of the origin and history of words and their meaning.
  21. 39. This person discovered Behaviouristic theory.
  22. 40. This theory says that a child learns through his environment, being born with an empty mind for learning.
  23. 42. The scientific study of language.
  24. 44. The inability to express thoughts by means of speech, as a consequence of certain brain disorders.
  25. 45. Speech is learned individually and passed from generation to generation via ______ transmission.
  26. 48. The science of speech and sound.
  27. 49. The word language comes from the latin ‘lingua’ which means something produced with the ___
  1. 1. ________ language talks about attitudes and ideas, thoughts, dreams, etc…
  2. 2. When two words are combined and overlapped they form a _____.
  3. 4. The linguistic study of meaning in language.
  4. 5. The representation of sound by similar sounding words.
  5. 7. The study of speech in a particular language.
  6. 11. ____language talks about truth and facts.
  7. 12. The party that receives the message is the _______.
  8. 14. This is non-verbal communication through social space or distance.
  9. 16. The scientific study of the structure of words.
  10. 18. ______ is the feature of language that means we can talk about any aspect of time and space.
  11. 19. Language is ______, meaning people who use a similar language share its rules and pattern.
  12. 23. Speech has no direct physical consequences, it can occur at the same time as another activity.
  13. 24. This is when a word is shortened by taking out a chunk of the existing word.
  14. 25. The smallest meaningful element in a language.
  15. 26. The party that sends the message is the ______.
  16. 27. Language helps people _____ and develop.
  17. 35. Language is ________, meaning we can make lots of sounds but we don’t use them all, only some we assign meaning to.
  18. 36. This is non-verbal communication with facial expressions and gesture.
  19. 38. This theory states that biology influence language, that the child only discovers and tests.
  20. 41. Together the sender and receiver are called _______.
  21. 43. The arrangement of words into phrases and sentences.
  22. 46. Language is ______, meaning there is no logical connection between the words and the meaning.
  23. 47. This person discovered Rationalistic theory.