The challenge of cognates. ... easy to write, hard to pronounce!. Guess the meaning and The challenge of cognates. LinkedUp Project: Creating a Language Learning Skills Continuum. What is a cognate:.
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The challenge of cognates ... ... easy to write, hard to pronounce!
Guess the meaning and The challenge of cognates LinkedUp Project: Creating a Language Learning Skills Continuum
What is a cognate: • Linguistics . descended from the same language or form: such cognate languages as French and Spanish. • Romance Family • = French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese • Germanic • =German, English, Dutch
Can you use your language learning skills to work out the meanings of the foreign words below? • geografía (Spanish) • cyclisme (French) • Garten (German) • musica (Italian) • abril (Spanish) • actrice (French) • Fußball (German) • cioccolato (Italian) - geography - cycling -garden -music -April -actress -football -chocolate
Howclosewereyou? • Whichcriteriadidyouusewhendecidinghowtodeducethemeaningofthewords. (semantics) • Filingcabinetofpatterns in otherlanguages. • Context (pragmatics)
Do you know how to pronounce these words correctly? Image from www.pdclipart.org
agent • rugby • prince • télévision • police • chocolat • dragon Image from www.pdclipart.org
Winter • Spanien • Hand • Hause • Februar • Juli • Mathe Image from www.pdclipart.org
inteligente • julio • diccionario • geografía • garaje • ciclismo • tranquila Image from www.pdclipart.org
Howclosewereyou? • Whichcriteriadidyouusewhendecidinghowtopronouncethewords. • = soundinventory = lookingforpatternsofsound in otherlanguages. (phonemes)
Syllables • Whataresyllables? • - soundunits in words • Ifintonationistherythmofmusicwhataresyllables in soundproduction? • - melody
agent • rugby • prince • télévision • police • chocolat • dragon Let‘s break the following words down into syllables. Image from www.pdclipart.org
a.gent • rug.by • pr.ince • tél.é.vi.sion • po.lice • cho.co.lat • dra.gon Let‘s break the following words down into syllables. Image from www.pdclipart.org
Win.ter • Span.i.en • Hand • Hau.se • Feb.ru.ar • Ju.li • Ma.the Image from www.pdclipart.org
in.tel.i.gen.te • jul.io • dic.cion.a.rio • ge.og.ra.fía • g.ar.aje • cic.lis.mo • tran.qui.la Image from www.pdclipart.org
Project • Produce your own pod cast or PPT slide show to illustrate what phonology is: • Phonology = the sound system of a language • Intonation = rythmn • Tone – Chinese 4 tones