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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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Language unites and divides us. It amuses and mystifies us. We care deeply about it, whether it’s apostrophe abuse, speech discrimination, or the sweetness of a mother tongue.  The LSA's podcast Subtitle tells stories of our obsessions with language, from comedians, writers, and researchers; from speakers of endangered languages; from speakers of multiple languages; from anyone who shares these obsessions.
Are you enthusiastic about linguistics and eager to share your enthusiasm with a wider audience, but not sure how to get started?  Our panel of veteran podcasters will share their experience, including technical, journalistic and promotional best practices.   The webinar took place on Friday, March 6 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM U.S. Eastern Time.  
In this webinar, we investigate whether speakers marshal phonetic integration as a strategy to distinguish language contact phenomena.