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Discourse analysis is sometimes defined as the analysis of language 'beyond the sentence'. This contrasts with types of analysis more typical of modern linguistics, which are chiefly concerned with the study of grammar: the study of smaller bits of language, such as sounds (phonetics and phonology), parts of words (morphology), meaning (semantics), and the order of words in sentences (syntax).
Contact between people speaking different languages can have a wide variety of outcomes. In some cases only a few words are borrowed; in others whole new languages may be formed.

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The LSA is active in addressing a range of issues affecting women, including those facing the linguistics workforce, but also those affecting users of language.
Applications are now available for scholarships to attend CoLang 2014, the Institute on Collaborative Language Research, which will take place in June and July, 2014 at the University of Texas at Arlington under the direction of Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald.