Identify and define the various components of spoken language.
There are five accepted components of spoken language which are interdependent of each other, yet, they all have a specific role within the study of language as a system.
The first is the language's structure, or its make-up by the smallest units of sound. The structure of language, along with the way it is meant to be pronounced are studied under the branch of phonology. The smallest units of structure in spoken language are called PHONEMES.
The second component of language is its smallest units of MEANING. The combination of base words and affixes are what make possible the understanding, or comprehension, of the language itself. These smallest units of meaning are called MORPHEMES and are studied...
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