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  • English Language
    • Child Language Acquisition
      • Reading
      • Speech
        • Phontics
          • Pre-verbal
            • Babbling
            • Cooing
            • Protowords
            • Vegatitive
          • Expansion
          • Contraction
          • Sounds
            • Fricatives
            • Affricatives
            • Laterals
            • Nasals
            • Plosives
          • Phonological Errors
            • Deletion
            • Substitution
            • Addition
            • Assimulation
            • Reduplication
            • Consonant Cluster Reduction
            • Deletion of unstressed syllables
        • Semantics
        • Grammar
        • Pragmatics
        • Lexis
          • Rate of development
            • 24 months = 200
            • 12 months = 50 words
            • 36 months = 2,000
      • Writing
    • AS Lang
    • Language Change
      • Spoken
      • Written
        • Long S
          • Not used anymore
      • Why does language change?
        • Invention
        • Attitudes
        • Travel and Trade
      • Context, Lexis and Semantics
        • Contexts
          • Scientific
          • Industry
          • Political
          • Subcultures
        • Semantic Change
          • Drift
            • Old meanings forgotten
            • Response to new context
            • Social group takes ownership and uses as slang
          • Processes
            • Narrowing
            • Broadening
              • Narrowing
            • Pejoration
              • Amelioration
            • Amelioration
            • Weakening
          • Metaphorical Change
            • Metaphors
            • Idioms
            • Euphemisms
        • Lexical Change
          • Create
            • Abbreviations
              • Clippings
              • Initialisms
              • Acromyms
          • Borrow
            • Greek, Latin and French
              • Formal register
                • Overt Prestige
                  • Covert Prestige
          • Adapt
            • Prefix
            • Suffix
            • Conversion
            • Compound
            • Back Formation
            • Blend
              • lowered register
          • Propriety Words
          • Eponyms

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