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LANGUAGE by Mind Map: LANGUAGE

1. 1.1 LINGUISTICS

1.1. Phonetics & Phonology (study of speech and sounds patterns

1.2. Morphology (study of literal meaning of words and utterances)

1.3. Syntax (study of word structure & sentences structure)

1.4. Semantics & Pragmatics (study of contextual meaning of utterance)

2. 1.2 LANGUAGE & LITERACY

2.1. Language

2.1.1. speaking and comprehension

2.2. Literacy

2.2.1. reading and writing

2.3. Linguistic Competence and Performance

2.3.1. competence is knowledge that we have of a language

2.3.2. performance is how we use the language

3. 1.3 DESIGNS FEATURES OF LANGUAGE

3.1. features shared by all systems of communication

3.1.1. mode of communication

3.1.2. semanticity and pragmatic function

3.2. features shares by some systems of communication

3.2.1. Interchangeability

3.2.2. cultural transmission

3.2.3. arbitrariness

3.2.4. discreteness

3.2.5. displacement

3.2.6. productivity

3.3. features shared by only human languages

3.3.1. Displacement

3.3.1.1. use language to talk about events that are happening now or events that happened long ago or yet to take place

3.3.2. productivity

3.3.2.1. there is no limit of numbers that we can combine basic units to form new words and new sentences

4. 2. SOUNDS OF LANGUAGE

4.1. 2.1 Phonetics

4.1.1. articulatory phonetics

4.1.2. acoustic phonentics

4.1.3. auditory phonentics

4.2. 2.2Types of speech sounds

4.2.1. consonants

4.2.2. vowels

4.3. 2.3 PHONOLOGY

4.3.1. Phonemes and allophones

4.3.2. Distribution of phonemes and phonotactics

4.3.3. syllable structure

4.4. 2.4 PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION