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Syntactics is a stand-alone lecture, an outgrowth of the dominant group project. It has been included in the course elements of terminology. It is part of a series of lectures on terminology.

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Yes or No, Syntactics is the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.



Which of the following is syntactics likely to help with?

decode jargon
make sentences easier to parse
cold-working a metal wire
make paragraphs more cohesive
a possible artifact
a wide temperature range for respondent stability


True or False, The relation between a linguistic expression and its expresser is a part of pragmatics.



An apparent sign that may be an expression of a thought is a?


Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea versus a control group is feasible in syntactics is called a



Yes or No, In linguistics, syntax is the study of the principles and processes by which sentences are constructed in particular languages.



Which of the following is likely to be in a control group for assessing a pragmatics?

one or more relations
an accepted set of formats for signs
a liquid nitrogen dewar
an active speaker
a possible artifact
a wide temperature range for respondent stability


Yes or No, You are in the middle of an open field of beautifully colored, pleasantly smelling, edible wildflowers. You've just picked one and are now munching on it. You feel you are being watched. You gesture a universal sign of "I won't hurt you, unless you try to hurt me." while turning around. Is pragmatics involved in your situation?



Complete the text:

Pragmatics is an approach to



True or False, A dominant group associated with syntactics differs from a control group in that it rules the treatment of the control group.



  1. The syntax of dominant group suggests a group that injures others deliberately.

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