Language Meal Appetizers

Kevin Chang, Luke Landin

Language

A system of communication through speech, a collection of sounds that a group of people understand and have the same meaning.

-English, Chinese, Spanish.

$9.99

Literary Tradition

A system of written communication

-English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian

$14.99

Dialect

Regional variety in language where vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation is different.

-Difference in pronunciation of sounds between Northern U.S. and Southern U.S. (Y'all, Caramel)

$4.99

Isogloss

A boundary that separates regions in which different language usages predominate.

-Belgium speaks Dutch in the north while south speaks French.

$12.99

Extinct Language

Language no longer used.

-Greenlandic Norse, Latin

$3.99

Ideograms

System of writing in Asian countries where the symbols represent ideas not sounds.

-Chinese

$17.99

Isolated Language

Language unrelated to any language and is not part of any language family.

-Korean-Does not have similar characteristics to any living language

$2.99

Official Language

Language used by the government for business and publication of documents.

-Spanish used by Mexico

$23.99

Pidgin Language

A form of speech adopted so people between two languages can communicate.

-Chinese Pidgin English-bridge between Chinese and English

$24.99

Standard Language

Language used for government business, education and mass communications.

-German is the standard language of Germany/Mandarin Chinese in China.

$12.99