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LING 110.00 Introduction to Linguistics 6 credits

Open: Size: 30, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

CMC 306

MTWTHF
1:15pm3:00pm1:15pm3:00pm
Synonym: 64580

Jenna T Conklin

The capacity to acquire and use natural languages such as English is surely one of the more remarkable features of human nature. In this course, we explore several aspects of this ability. Topics include the sound systems of natural languages, the structure of words, principles that regulate word order, the course of language acquisition in children, and what these reveal about the nature of the mind.

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Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: LING 110.WL0 (Synonym 64581)

LING 115.00 Introduction to the Theory of Syntax 6 credits

Open: Size: 20, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Leighton 426

MTWTHF
11:10am12:20pm11:10am12:20pm12:00pm1:00pm
Synonym: 64582

Morgan Rood

This course is organized to enable the student to actively participate in the construction of a rather elaborate theory of the nature of human cognitive capacity to acquire and use natural languages. In particular, we concentrate on one aspect of that capacity: the unconscious acquisition of a grammar that enables a speaker of a language to produce and recognize sentences that have not been previously encountered. In the first part of the course, we concentrate on gathering notation and terminology intended to allow an explicit and manageable description. In the second part, we depend on written and oral student contributions in a cooperative enterprise of theory construction.

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Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: LING 115.WL0 (Synonym 64583)

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