Morphology In Morphology

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Communication functions delivering idea and thought from one person to another. There are various categories of communication such as verbal, non-verbal, written, and visualization. All kinds of organisms communicate with each other. Animal communicates each other through a howl and gesture, and even plant communicates each other. However, human is the only species that use symbolic communication system which is a language. Human uses language to express their thought and culture. Human language systems formed by rules and structures. Among those rules and structures, morphology is the study of word structure and word-formation. Without of system of morphology human language is not useful tool. Thus purpose of the research is to
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Morphemes that can standalone and function as words called Free Morphemes. “Cat” as a word makes sense. Hence, it is a free morpheme. Now consider the word “Cats”. It is compounds of Cat + s. Now “Cat” as a word has some meaning since “s” does not make sense by itself. It can only make meaning of it in combination with another morpheme. So, it called as bound morpheme (Khullar, 2014). Generally, bound morphemes are prefixes, suffixes because need to attach to root, stem or bases, and free morphemes are the root words. In free morphemes there are two types of morphemes which are lexical and functional morphemes. To identify a lexical morpheme, eliminate the one of morpheme from the sentence, and see the message of sentence in still there. If the sentence does not make a sense then there is a lexical morpheme. Lexical morphemes are the word content. Functional morphemes do not carry the message content, but rather help the grammar of the sentence function. Examples of functional morphemes: but, when, near, above, in, the, that, them, if (What are English morphemes, and why do they matter for spelling?,…show more content…
Everywhere in the members of societies have more than one an ethnic; as well it is happening to the school. The problem of multicultural in the school is the communication between English Second Learner (ESL) and teacher. ESL has to overcome learning English fast as they can; therefore, teachers need to know how to help student. According to Morphology and the Implication on English Language Teaching (2012) states that knowing morphology practical to education assist to recognize the character of the language system. Moreover, teaching student the characteristics of morpheme such as suffixes of bound morpheme will help ESL or regular student to adjusting or even changing the class of the word (Stowe,

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