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- Language acquisition : The study of how language comes to users of first and second languages.
- Linguistics : The scientific study of language.
- Noam Chomsky : American linguist, MIT professor and left-wing political activist.
- Psycholinguistics : Study of the psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend and produce language.
- Psychology : The study of systemic properties of the brain and their relation to behaviour.
- Second language acquisition : Process by which people learn a second language in addition to their native language(s), where the language to be learned is often referred to as the 'target language'.
- Syllable : Unit of organisation in phonology that divides speech sounds or sign language movements into groups to which phonological rules may apply.
- Syntax (linguistics) : The study of the rules, or 'patterned relations', that govern the way words combine to form phrases and phrases to form sentences.
- The Sound Pattern of English : A landmark work on the rules of English phonology by Noam Chomsky and Morris Halle, which importantly rejected the phoneme as a true phonological unit; subsequently built upon by other analyses that recognised the syllable and other units of prosodic organisation.
- Verb : A word in the structure of written and spoken languages that generally defines action.