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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).
by William Bright When we talk about 'language', sometimes we mean speech (spoken language), sometimes writing (written language). How are they different? Of course, speech is spoken and heard, while writing is written and read. But there are many other differences:

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"When a Linguist Talks to a Dog" Robin Queen, University of Michigan Date: 7/25/2017 2017 Linguistic Institute Public Lecture
Appalachian Englishes in the 21st Century Kirk Hazen, Inaugural ADS Professorship Lecture Date: 7/20/2017 2017 Linguistic Institute Public Lecture
July 4, July 14, November 18, July 14... Revolutions across space and time Michel DeGraff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT-Haiti Initiative Date: 7/14/2017