Professor:Holliday, Nicole R.
Department:Linguistics & Cog Sci
Grading style:Letter Grade
Note:First-years and Sophomores only.
Registration for CM only: Open
Registration for HM only: Closed
Registration for PO only: Closed
Registration for PZ only: Open
Registration for SC only: Closed
Registration for Unrestricted: Closed
What exactly is language? What do you actually know when you know a language? These questions are at the heart of linguistics, the scientific study of language. Topics covered in this course include: how sounds are produced and how they combine; how words are constructed from their component parts; how sentences are formed and how their meanings are understood; how languages change over time; and how language use reflects aspects of our identity.
Note:This section taught by Holliday, Nicole R. isn't being offered during the FA 2018 term.
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