Middlebury

LNGT0101

Introduction to Linguistics

Introduction to Linguistics
In this course we will discuss the major issues and findings in the study of human language within theories of modern linguistics. The main topics include the nature of human language as opposed to other communication systems; sound patterns (phonology); word-formation (morphology); sentence structure (syntax); meaning (semantics); language and the brain; language acquisition; geographical and social dialects; and historical development of language and language change. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
Linguistics
Department:
Linguistics
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
SOC
Equivalent Courses:
INTD0112

Sections

Fall 2016

LNGT0101A-F16 Lecture

Fall 2015

LNGT0101A-F15 Lecture (Soltan)

Fall 2014

LNGT0101A-F14 Lecture (Soltan)

Fall 2013

LNGT0101A-F13 Lecture (Germain-Rutherford)
LNGT0101B-F13 Lecture (Barashkov)

Fall 2012

LNGT0101A-F12 Lecture (Soltan)

Fall 2011

LNGT0101A-F11 Lecture (Soltan)

Fall 2010

LNGT0101A-F10 Lecture (Barashkov)