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1 Segmenting language In time or in space? St. Augustine or Chomsky? 1

2 Segmenting language How fine can we chop? 2

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4 I think the thing wi the schemes especially when you’re young wis the connection wi the gangs, the local gangs. You affiliated yoursel wi what gang came fae your scheme “Meaningful units” – phrases,clauses,sentences 4

5 5 This is as far as we got in the first week...

6 “Meaningful units” – phrases,clauses,sentences … words … - how fine can we slice words? 6

7 connection 7

8 rite right write 8

9 road rode rowed 9

10 homophones: same spoken form 10

11 homophones: same spoken form homographs:same written form 11

12 read 12

13 bow 13

14 homophones: same spoken form homographs:same written form homonyms : same spoken and written forms, but different meanings 14

15 bank left flat true? 15

16 bow – bough sun - son price - prize use (n.) – use (v.) separate (a.) – separate (v.) wicket – wicked feed – feat Korea – career Homo-phones? –graphs? –nyms? 16

17 Chelsey Chelsea 17

18 Presley Presly Preslie Presleigh 18

19 Korea career 19

20 20 As we saw with "Chelsea" and "Chelsey", parts of words can behave like homographs.....

21 important evident 21

22 brighten Brighton 22

23 opposite opposit opposate oppersate oppercit opparsit opposite opposit opposate oppasit oppecite 23

24 L1L1 L2L2 preliterate: before learning to read postliterate: after learning to read “Home” Englishes International English 24

25 sheet shit 25

26 boot book Luke look 26

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