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LNGT0101A-F12

Introduction to Linguistics

Introduction to Linguistics
This is an introductory course in linguistics taught in English. The main topics will include the nature of human language as distinct from other communication systems; the subsystems of linguistic knowledge, i.e., sound patterns (phonology), word-formation (morphology), sentence structure (syntax), and meaning (semantics); language and the brain; language acquisition; language use in context; geographical and social dialects; and historical development of language and language change. (Formerly INTD 0112) 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91605

Course

LNGT0101

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

LNGT0101A-F12 Lecture (Soltan)