Middlebury

LNGT 0101

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:
LNGT 0125
ANTH 0125 *
INTD 0112

Sections in Fall 2014

Fall 2014

LNGT0101A-F14 Lecture (Soltan)