117 Answered Questions for the topic Linguistics


Sentence Diagramming

The owners painted the doghouse orange, and the dog reluctantly slept there.line 1: Identify all the grammatical parts of a given sentence.line 2: Identify the functions line 3: identify the type... more

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Question regarding linguistics and some use of phonetics symbols

Hi the question is linked too a google doc if u can explain it would be great https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tAch_WIQ0klLK6wPbk5OV10SKyLUVjAfbNMikhgJy7Q/edit?usp=sharing


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Linguistic and phonetics

Are the following statements True or False: Correct the false statements.1.    A linking verb can be followed by an object complement.... more


Linguistics and phonetics

What Maxim(s) are violated (flouted) in the following dialogues: Explain your answer and state the reason why the maxim(s) are flouted:1.              Teacher to a student who arrives... more


Morphemes in misconception

How would the word "misconception" be segmented into morphemes?


A) SELECTIONAL RESTRICTIONS: One semantic feature of the subject (in boldface) makes it incompatible with the selectional restrictions of the predicate. Indicate which one

 If you are only able to help me with one or two of these, then that would be greatAlso the table is messed up, sorry. Example Semantic feature #The Giraffe broke   #Boulders dripped all... more


The study of linguistics

What phoneme is seen as a sound unit : a) a physical phoneme b) an abstract phoneme c) a structural phoneme
Linguistics English


How is our language influenced by the social contexts ? Give two examples.

Question from "Sociolinguistics"
Linguistics Grammar


What do verbs signify?

Linguistics Phonology


linguistic question

ana says: q occurs after back vowels k appears elsewherebo says it other way around k afterwhy are they wrong use specific examples (the ipa forms of language x) to support your claim?what is the... more


Need help with question

What factors have contributed to the development of languages, such as English?
Linguistics French


How would you translate this to English?

La société la plus choisie s’y trouvait réunie. I think La société choisie= company but how does plus work here.Thank you.
Linguistics Speech Acts


To what extent do you think that is important to show positive face in the classroom or language education in general? Explain with at least two examples

This question is based on George Yule's book Pragmatics that he talked about positive and negative face in the chapter Speech Acts and Events... more


Which type of diffusion has had the biggest impact on the spread of English across the globe ? (think colonization and internet usage)

-Maladaptive Diffusion-Hierarchical Diffusion-Relocation Diffusion-Stimulus Diffusion-Contagious Diffusion
Linguistics Grammar Grammar Syntax


Identify every phrase in the sentence and give its lexical category and its syntactic function in the following sentence:

There are already signs that his supporters intend to exploit it again during this campaign cycle.
Linguistics Latin


Need help confirming Latin translation

Hello,I'm writing a story and I would like to use Latin terminology for a collective society, but I'm not entirely certain if adding three different words together changes the meaning. So, for... more
Linguistics English Help Act English


I need help understanding this phrase

Here is a conversation:Albert: “Why have you been giving me the cold shoulder all week?” Edison: “You noticed already? Wow, you’re a real Einstein tonight.” Albert: “Alright I’m done cozying up to... more
Linguistics English Help Act English


I need help understanding this phrase

Here is a conversation Kayla: Can you believe the blanket we got over the lawn yesterday!Taylor: Yeah it was crazy I thought we were going to be flies in a spider’s web!Kayla: Me too! Plus it was... more
Linguistics Spanish


When do you use saber versus conocer in Spanish?

This question can confuse many Spanish learners because both of these verbs translate as "to know." These two verbs cannot be used interchangeably, however! They correspond with specific situations... more


What is morphology?

This can be a new concept for students because it has applications in other fields, such as biology, but a specific use in the field of linguistics.


What is the difference between phones and phonemes, and how are they related?

The concepts of phones and phonemes is often difficult for students to make, particularly because they are described the same way and are related because they are both language sounds.

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