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WLL 240 Introduction to Linguistics

Faculty: Dede
Content: An introduction to the scientific study of language. Explores the methodology linguists use to investigate language, as well as the ways in which language study interacts with other disciplines. The structures underlying individual languages, language families, and human language generally. The degree to which language is shaped by the society in which it is used, how it changes over time, and its complex relationship to the human brain. Readings and firsthand investigation.
Prerequisites: The completion of one language other than English through the 201 level.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing.
Usually offered: Annually, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.

World Languages and Literatures

...semester of overseas study, distributed as follows: WLL 240 Introduction to Linguistics Primary language: A...