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Linguistics

LING 101: Introduction to Language

Offered Summer 2014 (11 weeks: May 13–July 25)

Offered Fall semester 2014 (august 19-December 12)

This course is a survey of the many aspects of human language, including the history of language, similarities and differences among languages, language and culture, dialects, writing systems, child language acquisition, animal “languages,” the use of computers in analyzing languages, and linguistic methods used to describe and relate languages.

Required Textbook

  • O'Grady et al., Contemporary Linguistics, 6th edition, ISBN 978-0312555283

You may purchase the textbook at Friday Center Books & Gifts in person, online, or by mailing or faxing in the book order form. Refer to the online ordering site for current book prices. Please see Textbooks for textbook purchase dates.

Course Details

  • Summer instructor: Caleb Hicks, MA
  • Falll instructor: Jeffrey Conn, MA
  • Department: Linguistics
  • Credit hours: 3
  • View a sample course syllabus.

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