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Linguistics Essay

  • Submitted by: nickypoppy
  • on September 1, 2013
  • Category: English
  • Length: 651 words

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Below is an essay on "Linguistics" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

LINGUISTICS

Part 1: 6 structured questions. ( answer all )
Part 2: 2 short essay questions. ( answer both )
Part 3: 3 Long essay questions. ( choose 1 )

Part 1: Subjective questions

Question 1. 

(a)The similarities in word used in English and German suggest they originate from the same family. State the language family and provide example.

Language family: .......................................................
Example of word. 
English:........................ German:........................... (4 marks)

(b)Elaborate two properties of language. (4 marks)

Question 2:

(a) Identify the speech organs below....(sorry, got this image from google image, so, just use it as your reference + answer) (4 marks)

(b) State the difference between voiced and voiceless sounds and provide an example for each by observing the place and manner of articulation.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Example:
Voiced:.................................. Voiceless:..................................... (4 marks)

(c) Transcribe the following words.

i) box : ...............
ii) bird : .....................
iii) pen : ..........................
iv) banner : .....................
v) record (noun) : .......................
vi) record (verb) : ............................
vii) animal : ..............................
viii) communicate : ............................. (4 marks)

Question 3.

(a) Nonverbal Code enhance the verbal message in human communication. With reference to a type of Nonverbal Code, explain how this is use. (4 marks)

(b) Writing is superior to speech. With reference to two features of writing, justify whether you agree or disagree with the statement....

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