Language Change analysis points

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  • Created on: 03-05-16 12:01
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  • LANGUAGE CHANGE: what to evaluate in the exam?
    • Grammar
    • Lexis
      • Borrowings
        • e.g. Opera (Latin)
      • Affixation
        • e.g.Racism/ sexism
      • Compounding
        • e.g. Happy-Hour, Handbag
      • Blending
        • e.g. 'Smog' smoke and fog
      • Conversion
        • 'Text', once a noun, now a verb
      • Acronym/ Initialism
        • A: NATO, I: B.B.C
      • Clipping
    • Graphology
    • Discourse
      • Forms
      • Genre
    • Orthography
      • Spellings
        • e.g. extra 'e': 'Olde'
        • 'Y' in place of an 'I' e.g. 'dysgus'
        • Long 's'
    • Semantics
      • Broadening
      • Narrowing
      • Amelioration
      • Pejoration
      • Metaphor
      • Idioms
      • Euphemisms

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