LLC 203 - Introductory Linguistics

Description
General introduction to the study of language as a medium of cognition and perception and as a social institution. The course focuses on phonetics; word formation; historical linguistics; syntax; semantics; cultural assumptions coded in texts; variation based on region, gender, class, and race/ethnicity; how language determines cultural and social categories; and the relationship between language and thought.
Attributes
Social Analysis, German studies elective, Italian studies elective
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
16
Avg. Sections
2