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LangDev Vocab Part 1

Language Development Vocabulary Chapters 1-2

DefinitionVocab Word
Words and rules for organizing them . . . a code whereby ideas are represented through a conventional system of arbitrary signals for communication. Language
Process of producing sound patterns in order to communicate. Speech
Timing factors that influence how people interpret utterances in conversation. Chronemics
Body and facial gestures, movements and expressions used in communication. Kinesics
Conventions used for establishing physical distance in communications; connected to context. Proxemics
Aspects of language carried by the pitch and range of the voice, intonation, pattern, vocal intensity, and how the parts of the utterance are emphasized. Paralinguistics
Effective use of language in various contexts. Pragmatics
Using meaningful components of language to convey meaning. Morphology
Component of language which deals with putting sounds together to make words. Phonology
Component of language which has to do with the way we put words together to make sentences. Syntax
Component of language having to do with meaning. Semantics
The smallest set of sounds that are combined to communicate meaning. Utterance
The role of the nervous system in speech. Cerebration
The physical production of speech sounds. Articulation
The production of sound. Phonation
Receiving a message; decoding. Receptive Language
Putting ideas into symbols; encoding. Expressive Language
Professional who diagnoses and treats both problems of speech and problems of language. Speech-Language Pathologist
Professional focused on problems of hearing. Audiologist
Factors which interfere with normal development of speech, language, and audition. Communication Disorders
Process of hearing what is said. Audition
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