LING 101: Introduction to Language

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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 Text:

  • O’Grady et al., Contemporary Linguistics, 6th edition (2009), ISBN 978-0312555283

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