Linguistic Anthropology : is the study of how language interacts interacts with and shapes social...

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Linguistic Anthropology : is the study of how language interacts interacts with and shapes social structures and culture by Mind Map: Linguistic Anthropology : is the study of how language interacts interacts with and shapes social structures and culture

1. Kinship terms : One way cultural values are reflected in language

2. Gender: Brother vs Sister , Father vs Mother

3. Generation: daughter, mother, grandmother,etc.

4. Line: direct lineage - mother, son vs colateral lineage - aunt nephew

5. Communicative competence: the ability to interact and communicate according to cultural norms.

6. Politeness: what is consider polite or impolite is considered culturally determined

7. speaker rules : We speak differently when chatting with a group of friends, than when meeting one-on-one with a teacher.

8. Turn-taking rules : speakers alternate turns fairly frequently , how long we wait to begin talking after another speaker has finished speaking is an aspect of speech culturally determined

9. tag questions: "It's kind of hot in here, is in it?"

10. adjacency pairs:"how are you?" is usually respond by fine\good\all right

11. Greetings : are sequences that frequently occur in the form of adjacency pairs

12. Indexicallity: the study of a sign pointing to an index