TOPIC 1-LAGUAGE 1.1.DEFINITION (TRAGER 1949(system of arbitrary vocal symbols) AND HALL 1964 institution whereby humans interact) 1.2. FEATURES(Communicative vs informative, displacement, arbitrariness, discreteness, cultural transmission, productivity)1.3. FUNCTIONS (metalingual, phatic, emotive, poetic, performative, conative, referential)1.4.METAFUNCTIONS (ideational, interpersonal, textual). 1.5. COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE (a) Definition - chomsky ‘57 b. B) Hymes aspects: appropriacy, feasibility, occurrence, systematic potential. C)Canale and Swain’s theory (1980) includes gramm. Comp? Distinguished from comm.Performance? Canale aspects: grammatical comp., sociolinguistic comp, discourse comp, stategic comp. D) Savignon ‘83 levels E) Legal framework: OLE2/’06 3rd May . OL 8/’13 for improv. Of E. 9th Dec. New RD 126/’14 28th Feb 4 blocks of contents: oral text comp./2.Production: expression&interaction. 3 written text comprehension/4.Production: express.&inter.2. WRITTEN AND SPOKEN LANGUAGE2.1. HISTORICAL FACTS (written more important than speech, then opposite, then both important: symbiotic function)2.2.SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES (lexical, grammatical, discourse)2.3. SPEECH - PHONETICS (articulatory, acoustic, auditory phonetics)2.4. WRITTEN SYSTEMS (PHONOLOGICAL- syllabic systems + alphabetic systems. NON PHONOLOGICAL).3. The THEORY OF COMMUNICATION (SHANNON 1940 - who says what to whom with what effect? Lasswell)3.1. SENDER (source of info) - CHANNEL(with noise and distortion) - RECEIVER (decodes the message).3.2. SPEECH ACT THEORY - to say is to act (FUNCTIONS OF UTTERANCES (1.Performatives: explicit(w/verb ‘’deny’’), implicit w/ noverb). 2.Constative(torf)) EFFECTS OF UTTERANCES (LOCUTIONARY acts(neutral), ILLOCUTIONARYacts (Searle ‘69): directive, assertive, commisive, expressive, constative.PERLOCUTIONARY(affects receiver))3.3. CONTEXT OF COMMUNICATION (field of discourse(whathappens), tenor of discourse(who) mode of discourse(target)).