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Soal (Uraian) Introduction to Linguistics dan Jawaban

Contoh Soal (Esai) Tentang Introduction to Linguistics

1. What is Linguistics in English?

2. What are the types of linguistics?

3. What are the three main branches of linguistics?

4. What is the purpose of linguistics?

5. How do you explain linguistics?


1. Linguistics is concerned with the nature of language and communication. It deals both with the study of particular languages, and the search for general properties common to all languages or large groups of languages. ... phonetics (the study of the production, acoustics and hearing of speech sounds)

2. What is Linguistics?
1. Phonetics - the study of speech sounds in their physical aspects.
2. Phonology - the study of speech sounds in their cognitive aspects.
3. Morphology - the study of the formation of words.
4. Syntax - the study of the formation of sentences.
5. Semantics - the study of meaning.
6. Pragmatics - the study of language use.

3. Between them, phonetics/phonology, syntax and semantics/pragmatics constitute the principal levels of linguistics. Whatever branch of the subject we look at we shall inevitably find ourselves talking about them.

4. Linguistics is the scientific study of language. Linguists (experts in linguistics) work on specific languages, but their primary goal is to understand the nature of language in general by asking questions such as: What distinguishes human language from other animal communication systems?

5. Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It involves the analysis of language form, language meaning, and language in context. Linguists traditionally analyse human language by observing an interplay between sound and meaning.