Naomi Nagy

Linguistics at U of T

LING/ENGL 405 (H):
Introduction to Linguistics

Course description

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.

This course satisfies the Gen Ed 7 (Social Science) requirement.

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