Day before exam- going over the quiz/extra
Day before exam- going over the quiz/extra ANTH 1302
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CORNELL NOTES SHEET Chapter Four Nanda amp Warms Language QUESTIONS NOTES Quiz question review 1 I ain t got no money I don t have any money double negative doesn t apply nonstandard English Ain t isn t a real world but people use it dictionary isn t complete 2 Other primate beside human using sign language are chimps two year olds can piece words together to make sentences 3 Gene to aid us in language FOXP2 gene but also brain structure physiology many other genes involved mutations in gene cause language deficiency Somethings others don t have 4 Human language features similar to other animals some in complicated ways bees to talk other than here and now animal call systems have a certain number of calls cannot combine in new ways reproduce ideas no necessary relationship between it and word it represents Charles Hockett Word salt refers to salty substance not property of word or substance to put that sound on a certain object 5 Forensic linguistic language and the law linguists can serve as expert witnesses in asylum trials Lindbergh baby kidnap analyzed the note and figured language was German SapirWhorf Hypothesis 6 Particular language structure shape the way we think and perceive the world not a lot of experimental support language doesn t provide firm limits it s more of a guideline 7 AAVE African American Vernacular English BE used as a case study seen as ignorant and uneducated it s actually as ruled and grammatical as any other language Haptics 8 study of how interpersonal touch to communicate how close you stand how much you touch a person 9 languages in the world between 60007000 English is a family language Serbia Croatian split into two after war languages dying very quickly 13 of world s languages spoken by under 10000 people Passing English only legislation 10 How many states 31 English is de facto because it s the most commonly used language Exam on Thursday first week What is Anthropology prezis and ppt four categories attributes of culture how it s learned short readings why was it assigned at that moment and why that chapter doing anthropological research socialization enculturation what a child goes through Villasenor reading kinds of learning tacit people don t tell you explicit what people teach how they con icted you difficulties girlsboys in Samoa differences in their settings Last Thursday implications for ethics of anthropologymilitary objectives most people objecting about the program because they put social scientists in combat situations give soldiers some knowledge to the type of place they re going to cultural analysis class female soldier in uniform the males see her as an honorary male David Price Worked in Yemen research collected can put people in danger if they fell in the wrong hands Terrorism 91 1 as a cultural category extra credit on Human Terrains article Link for presentation on Blackboard Different levels of language structure phonology sound recognize a language Morphology Language has a different set of sounds meaningful units combine to form words Spanish feminine and masculine forms Syntax Combined together to make sentences word order matters Latin suffixes make order unimportant Semantics Meanings of words and slight meaning of words example all mugs have handles but not all cups have handles different but we don t spell it out All complicated No primitive human language False Simple technology means simple language Around 6000 years Written languages are more complex not all languages have a written system dialects are also different How do you say it often ask aks Variation of the words Linguist What people do speak than what they ought to speak Language variation Comparing human language and animal communication gorillas that know sign language comparing different languages How would we measure the complexity of a language Tense Verbs must be conjugated in IndoEuropean language Some languages combine words that mean a sentence Standard dialect Isn t the best it s the same as any other variety of words not correct Recapping we went over the quiz and we waited as the prezi was being fixed to learn about language variation and how we study language We must recall the four categories of anthropology and go over the readings such as Christmas in the Kalahari and others We have to prepare for the exam and watch out for the extra credit questions