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Language Acquisition SLP329

What are the primary communication modalities? Speech, sign language, writing, AAC
Nonlingusitic communication behaviors Facial expression, body language, eye contact
Speech and (Spoken) Language: The same or different? They capture different processes that contribute to spoken communication. Speech is the HOW. Language is the WHAT
3 aspects of speech Articulation (clear distinct sounds), fluency (stuttering), voice (quality & tone)
5 aspects of language: Phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics
Communication A broader construct than just language, it Includes all means by which information is transmitted between sender and receiver.
Pragmatic rules of conversation/Grice's maxims (4) Principles of quantity Principles of quality Principles of relevance Principles of manner
Principles of quantity Speakers should not provide too much or too little information. Both should contribute.
Principles of quality Speakers should be truthful and accurate.
Principles of relevance Topics must be appropriately established, maintained, and terminated. Speakers should use code switching situationally. Speakers should refrain from speech when appropriate.
Principles of manner Speakers should engage in culturally appropriate extralinguistic behaviors: eye contact, proxemics, gestures
Paralinguistic communication behaviors Intonation/pitch, stress, rate, pauses, rhythm. Used to signal attitude or emotion.
Created by: ashea01