LING 1101

LING 1101

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Overview of the science of language, especially its theoretical underpinnings, methods, and major findings. Areas covered include: the relation between sound and meaning in human languages, social variation in language, language change over time, universals of language, and the mental representation of linguistic knowledge. Students are introduced to a wide variety of language phenomena, drawn not only from languages resembling English, but also from many that appear to be quite unlike English, such as those native to the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the South Pacific.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Distribution Category (KCM-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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