LING/ENGL 405 (H):
Introduction to Linguistics
This course is an introduction to the study of language. We look
at topics such as universal properties of human language, Chomsky's innateness
hypothesis, language acquisition in children, dialects and language variation,
and language change. The course also includes an introduction to modern grammar
(phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics) and to scientific linguistic methodology. No prerequisite.
satisfies the Gen
Ed 7 (Social Science) requirement.
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