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Glossary. Week 5 Cheat Sheet by

This cheat sheet is for glossary of EAP for week 5.

Basic terms of phonetics

Schematic knowledge vs Linguistic knowledge

Schematic knowledge
Linguistic knowledge
Any knowledge which. deals with external structure of the language.
Linguistic knowledge is repres­ented as a system of constr­aints, a grammar, which defines all and only the possible sentences of the language

Discourse analysis

Discourse analysis is a research method for studying written or spoken language in relation to its social context. It aims to understand how language is used in real-life situat­ions.

Examples of phonology

Phonology - langua­ge-­spe­cific selection and organi­sation of sounds to signal meanings

"­sni­ll" - sounds all right
"­fni­ll" - just sounds wrong

Vernacular accent

Speking in accent, using a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language.

Discourse analysis


Approp­ria­teness vs Accuracy of language

Using approp­riate language means that a speaker's language is suitable or fitting for themse­lves, as the speaker; our audience; the speaking context; and the speech itself.
Accuracy refers to how correct learners' use of the language system is, including their use of grammar, pronun­ciation and vocabu­lary.

Applied lingui­stics



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