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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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Learn about the launch of Language Revitalization and Documentation, a new section of the LSA's flagship journal, Language.  The new section will build upon the existing base of knowledge to serve as a new venue for peer-reviewed research articles in language revitalization and documentation.
Join the authors of “Toward Racial Justice in Linguistics: Interdisciplinary Insights into Theorizing Race in the Discipline and Diversifying the Profession” (Language, Volume 96, Number 4 (December 2020)) and several of the authors of the paper responses for a webinar about the paper and response process with an emphasis on the next steps towards greater racial justice in linguistics.
How do I choose a program? First, you want to ask yourself what topic(s) in linguistics have motivated you to pursue a graduate degree. Think about what classes you have particularly enjoyed as well as what research topics have garnered your greatest curiosity. These are likely the topics that drive your interest.