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This study will familiarize the student with contemporary linguistic theories and approaches to linguistic analysis, including the basic levels of language discussed by linguists (e.g. phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse and pragmatics) and special topics of study within contemporary linguistics and sociolinguistics (e.g. language variation, language acquisition, neurology, cognition and written language). Some attention will be given to comparisons of traditional models of grammar with those used by generative linguists. Some applications of linguistic analysis and theory to professions that deal with aspects of language in their practice will be addressed.
This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Humanities.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
Other Areas: The Arts | Business, Management & Economics | Community & Human Services | Communications, Humanities & Cultural Studies | Educational Studies | Historical Studies | Human Development | Labor Studies | Nursing | Science, Math & Technology | Social Science
Meets General Education Requirement In: Humanities-Full
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.
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