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1. Who was considered the 'Father of Linguistics', a Swiss guy, who authored the seminal book entitled 'Course in General Linguistics'?
2. What is the name of the linguistic school which attempted to uncover 'Discovery Procedures' that are internally imbedded, and compose the underlying units of language?
3. Since language is arbitrary, but contains 'Permitted Moves', what term best describes this view of communicational systems?
4. What three components, generally, make up a system of a typical language?
5. What is the smallest segment of sound, that comprises the basic building blocks of a language?
6. What is the term for unchanging, gliding vowels which combine two distinct vowel sounds into a single one?
7. The morpheme is the smallest syntactical unit. How many morphemes would the word 'antidisestablishmentarianism' have?
8. Which of the following is not a kind of morpheme that is found in most languages?
9. What are the two main structures found when deconstructing a sentence into a tree-diagram?
10. After, we analyze the syntactical order and construction, and find it worthy of our 'Permitted moves', does it mean that it will convey an idea cogently to us?
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