Introduction to Linguistics

This course is meant to be a first contact with the principles and methods of linguistic analysis. Involving an introduction to linguistics, this course is appropriate for those begining their French linguistic studies as well as to advanced level students willing to increase and systematize their knowledge by means of a structured reflection on certain fundamental concepts of general linguistics.
An introduction to a complex discipline can be dealt with through different approaches. While proposing a view of the organization and functioning of the human language, presenting the great notions of modern linguistics and the main research fields, we will divide the present course into four broad areas: phonetics and phonology, morphology, lexical semantics, and semantics of the enunciation (enunciative and pragmatic approach).

No previous knowledge of linguistics is required.

No textbook required
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Summer 2014 Language Schools

FREN6524A-L14 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2013

FREN6524A-L13 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2012

FREN6524A-L12 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2009

FREN6524A-L09 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2008

FREN6524A-L08 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2007

FREN6524A-L07 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2006

FREN6524A-L06 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2005

FREN6524A-L05 Lecture (Tejedor De Felipe)

Summer 2004

FREN6524A-L04 Lecture (Hamma)