Linguistics Questions and Answers
What is the difference between microlinguistics and macrolinguistics, with definitions and examples?
What are the different levels of linguistic analysis? Determine the relationship between linguistics and other disciplines.
What is one difference between transformational generative grammar and systemic functional grammar? Support that difference with the analysis of data based on both TG and SFG.
How is it possible that language can be considered both instinctive and non-instinctive (Introduction to Linguistics, Stuart C. Poole)?
How do the unitary system and separate systems hypotheses influence bilingual language acquisition in children?
Determine the lexical category of each of the bolded words in the sentences below. Use morphological, semantic, and syntactic criteria to provide evidence for your answers. 1. His second book came out this year. 2. The beautiful woman in the purple dress ... 3. Messi squeezed the ball between the goalkeeper's legs into the net.
What is the difference between linguistic determinism and linguistic relativity? I know that they are both part of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, but I cannot understand the exact difference between them.
Is morphology how words are built up or how they are broken down? Which argument is more accurate? How does that support how words are stored in our mental lexicons?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of studying a language synchronically rather than diachronically?
Mention briefly the main process of word formation in the English language .Illustrate your answer with examples.
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