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Structure of English Words Stanford

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    1. Introduction (March 31, 2008)

    1. Introduction (March 31, 2008)

    William Leben states that English has the largest vocabulary in the world, it's structurally able to borrow words from other languages, and it is most widely spoken around the world as a first and second language. (March 31, 2008)

    • 1 Std. 19 Min.
    2. History of the English Word Structure (April 7, 2009)

    2. History of the English Word Structure (April 7, 2009)

    William Leben discusses the genetic evolution of the English language from before old English to middle English. Leben discusses several words and the multiple meanings that they have gained due to pronunciation. (April 7, 2008)

    • 1 Std. 35 Min.
    3. Morphology; Neologisms (April 14, 2008)

    3. Morphology; Neologisms (April 14, 2008)

    William Leben, Stanford Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, evaluates several contemporary new words, and discusses how and why these words enter the lexicon. (April 14, 2008)

    • 1 Std. 37 Min.
    5. Regular Allomorphy (April 28, 2008)

    5. Regular Allomorphy (April 28, 2008)

    William Leben, Stanford Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, discusses the technicality of vowel and word sound formation, and examines allomorphy and irregular but frequent changes in words. (April 28, 2008)

    • 56 Min.
    4. Allomorphy: Changes in Form (April 21, 2008)

    4. Allomorphy: Changes in Form (April 21, 2008)

    William Leben states that unraveling the organized structure of an English word is an exercise in morphology, not etymology. Lebal spends the second half of the lecture discussing the technical processes and terminology of consonant sounds.

    • 1 Std. 26 Min.
    6. Meaning: A Moving Target (May 5, 2008)

    6. Meaning: A Moving Target (May 5, 2008)

    William Leben, Stanford Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, discusses the development of word meaning, and explains several words whose meanings are often taken for granted. (May 5, 2008)

    • 1 Std. 23 Min.

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