Language. What is language ? How is language related to thought? How is written language different from spoken language?. What is Language?. A system of communication that is: Hierarchical Rule-Governed Generative. Structure of Language. Phonology Semantics Syntax Pragmatics.
MICHELE: What time is the concert?
GARY: You have to be ready by seven-thirty.
HE: I’m really tired. I didn’t sleep well last night.
SHE: I didn’t sleep well either. I never do.
HE: Why are you trying to belittle me?
SHE: I’m just trying to show that I understand!
Eve tells her friend Karen and then her husband Mark that surgery changed how her breast looks.
KAREN: I know. It’s like your body has been violated.
MARK: You can have plastic surgery to cover up the scar and restore the shape of your breast.
EVE: I’m not having any more surgery! I’m sorry you don’t like the way it looks.
MARK: I don’t care. It doesn’t bother me at all.
EVE: Then why are you telling me to have plastic surgery?
MARK: Because you were saying you were upset about the way it looks.
Let’s sit down and use it.
Now we can both be doctors.
Will you be the patient for a few minutes?
Get the heart thing.
Gimme your arm.
purple / blue / green / yellow / orange / red
Dani (New Guinea):
mili (dark) / mola (bright)