Jack Richards, Richard Schmidt, Heidi Kendricks, Youngkyu's Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, PDF

By Jack Richards, Richard Schmidt, Heidi Kendricks, Youngkyu Kim

ISBN-10: 058243825X

ISBN-13: 9780582438255

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Aphasia can be studied in order to discover how the brain processes language. see also BRAIN, NEUROLINGUISTICS apical adj describes a speech sound (a CONSONANT) which is produced by the tip of the tongue (the apex) touching some part of the mouth. For example, in English the /t/ in /t∂n / tin is an apical STOP. g. French and German /t/ and /d/. g. English /t/ and /d/. see also PLACE OF ARTICULATION, MANNER OF ARTICULATION a posteriori syllabus n see A PRIORI SYLLABUS apostrophe s n the ending ‘s which is added to nouns in English to indicate possession.

G. the tongue, lips, alveolar ridge, etc. see also PLACE OF ARTICULATION articulatory loop n see WORKING MEMORY articulatory setting n the overall posture, position or characteristic movements of the organs of speech typical of a particular language or dialect. For example, speakers of English make much more active use of both lip and tongue movements than speakers of some languages (Japanese, for example), while Arabic has many consonants formed towards the back of the oral cavity, producing an overall “heavier” velarized or pharyngealized sound (see VELARIZATION, PHARYNGEALIZATION).

Available words are not always the most frequently occurring words in a language. Availability has been used as a criterion for selecting vocabulary for language teaching. See SYLLABUS DESIGN avoidance strategy n when speaking or writing a second/foreign language, a speaker will often try to avoid using a difficult word or structure, and will use a simpler word or structure instead. This is called an avoidance strategy. For example, a student who is not sure of the use of the relative clause in English may avoid using it and use two simpler sentences instead: That’s my building.

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