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M ORPHOLOGY : T HE W ORDS OF LA NGUAGE. M ORPHOLOGY : T HE STUDY OF THE STRUCTURE OF WORDS 1. Copyeditor: Adeline Moore 2. Accounts payable: Ineeda Czech.

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1 M ORPHOLOGY : T HE W ORDS OF LA NGUAGE

2 M ORPHOLOGY : T HE STUDY OF THE STRUCTURE OF WORDS 1. Copyeditor: Adeline Moore 2. Accounts payable: Ineeda Czech 3. Pollution control: Maury Missions 4. Purchasing: Lois Bidder 5. Statistician: Marge Innovera 6. Russian chauffeur: Picov Andropov 7. Legal firm: Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe 1.(add a line more) 2.(I need a check) 3.(more emissions) 4.(lowest bidder) 5.(margin of error) 6.(pick up and drop off) 7.(Do we cheat 'em? And how!)

3 C ONTENT W ORDS AND F UNCTION W ORDS Content WordsFunction Words Open classClosed class Denote concepts such as objects, actions, attributes and ideas Have no clear lexical meaning or concept attached to it Specify grammatical relations Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs articles, conjunctions, prepositions, pronouns

4 W HAT KINDS OF WORDS IS HE TALKING ABOUT, “ CONTENT ” OR “ FUNCTION ”?

5 S EGMENTING S OUNDS THECATSONTHEMAT VS. UNCHARACTERISTICALLY

6 J IGSAW R EADING Read your section and prepare to present main ideas at your table. (Prep time 10 min – Presentation time 2-3 min) Group 1: Morphemes: The Minimal Units of Meaning (pp.80-82) Group 2: Bounds and Free morphemes (pp ) Group 3: Roots and Stems, Bound Roots (pp ) Group 4: Rules of word formation, Derivational Morphology (pp ) Group 5: Inflectional Morphology (pp )


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