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The meaning of what is said.
Ie. the bananas are on the top shelf
Surface structure of a statement
The superficial spoken or written structure of a statement
The underlying structure of a statement that holds its meaning.
The ability to create am infinite set of utterances using a finite set of elements and rules.
We generate language from a set of elements and a set of rules for combing them into speech.
The smallest unit of sound in a language.
There are 44 phonemes in the english language
and they make up the utterances.
the smallest units of meaning in a language
ex. Word, Stand Anti-, ed, 's
The grammatical rules of language
The impact that language has on the way people think.
results show that our language does affect or cognition.
Bee Round Dance
Nectar is within 100 meters of the hive
A Tight figure 8
nectar is 200- 300 meters from the hive
The different kinds of concepts
Psychology ch 9