English Language Frameworks

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  • Created on: 04-01-18 19:52
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  • Frameworks
    • Phonetics
      • Plosive (P, B)
      • Fricative (F,V)
      • Glottal Stop
        • e.g Butter
    • Phonology
      • Homophone
        • Same sound, different meaning
      • Allophone
      • Accent
      • Prosody features
        • patterns of stress and intonation in speech
      • Suprasegmental features
        • Features such as stress, tone
    • Lexis
      • Deviration
        • the formation of a new word or inflectable stem another word
      • Etymology
        • Study of origin of words
      • acronym
        • Abbreviation formed in initial letters
      • Collocation
        • Sequence of words that co-occur more often that expected by chance
    • Semantics
      • Hyponym
        • A word of more specific meaning than a general term applicable for it
          • E.g Spoon = cutlery
      • Synonym
        • Word that means exactly nearly the same as another word
          • E.g Happy = joyful
      • Antonym
        • Opposite meaning
          • E.g Happy=Sad
    • Morphology
      • Free morpheme
        • Can exist outside the word on it's own
          • E.g Able
      • Bound morpheme
        • can only exist inside word
          • E.g Un
      • prefix
        • At beginning of word
      • Sufifix
        • At end of word
    • Syntax
      • Clause
      • Co-ordinate clause
        • introduced by one of the coordinating conjunctions--most commonly and or but
        • Subordinate clause
          • has both a subject and a verb but cannot stand alone as a sentence
      • Declarative
        • Sentence that states a fact
      • Interrogative
        • Asks a question
      • Imperative
        • command
      • Exclamatory
        • contains !
    • Grice's Maxisms
      • Quantity
        • One tries to be as informative as possibly can and gives as much info needed
      • Quality
        • One tries to be as truthful and doesn't give false info and with no evidence supported
      • Relation
        • Tries to be relevant
      • Manner
        • Tries to be clear as possible, as clear, and brief

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