English 306A; Harris http://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/ ENG306F10/ usr=eng306f10 pw=harrisf10 Podcasts
English 306A; Harris http://www.arts.uwaterloo.ca/ ~raha/306a_web/306AS06.html Interactive Exercises Kevin Russell's phonetic transcription practice page Compounding Morphology Syntax
English 306A; Harris http://www.arts.uwaterloo.ca/ ~raha/306a_web/306AS06.html Miscellaneous Consonant and Vowel Charts A FAQ for 306A Word Categories.pdf English Inflectional Morphemes.pdf Forms of English be and pronouns.pdf
English 306A; Harris Dirven and Verspoor You are responsible for Chapters 1 - 7, 9 Topics taken up in class Especially material taken up in class You are not responsible for Topics not taken up in class (e.g., mood, modality, aspect, free variation, stress, …)
English 306A; Harris Dirven and Verspoor You are responsible for Chapters 1 - 7, 9 Topics taken up in class Especially material taken up in class You are not responsible for Topics not taken up in class (e.g., mood, modality, aspect, free variation, stress, …) Where the book says one thing and I say something else, my account/description/claim takes precedence.
English 306A; Harris Cognitive Basis of Language Indexicality Necessary linkage; metonymical; linguistic pointing. Iconicity Representational linkage; metaphorical; signifier and signified linkages. Symbolicity “Arbitrary”, conventional linkages; signifier and signified detatched; motivations atrophied.
English 306A; Harris History Languages change over time external (war, imperialism, trade, …) internal (fashion, prestige, isolation, …) Genealogical relationships language families Language origins speculative theories lexical and non-lexical variants
English 306A; Harris Words Semasiology/Onomasiology antonymy, synonymy homonymy, polysemy Word formation metaphor, metonymy blends, conversions, clips compounds Word classes content, open function, closed
English 306A; Harris Morphophonology SwahiliEnglishSwahiliEnglish bugohithitbugolihitting dilarepairdilalirepairing doncome indonnicomming in dumuneateatdumunnieating gwenchasegwennichasing
English 306A; Harris Syntax The sentence: the verb and its arguments Sentence patterns, verb types Phrase structure rules Immediate Dominance Linear Precedence Phrase structure trees Event Schemata semantic roles simplex complex (simplex + relocation)
English 306A; Harris [f´‚nŒRIks] Phonetic transcription Articulatory manner place Consonants Vowels
English 306A; Harris /f√nAl√dZi/ Phones, allophones, phonemes complementary distribution minimal pairs Phonological processes distributional regularities rules
English 306A; Harris Semantics The proposition and truth conditions Entailment Denotation intension extension Semantic primes Ambiguity Linguistic relativity
English 306A; Harris Pragmatics Interpersonal function phatic and communicative Speech acts Context/felicity conditions Informative Constitutive Obligative Grice’s Maxims the coöperative principle relation quality quantity manner Good luck!