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Courses and Syllabi

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Linguistics Fall 2016

Undergraduate

300-Level Courses in LING

LING 306: General Linguistics (3 Credits)

Overview of grammatical structure of English including world classes, phrases, and complex sentences. Analyzes English grammar using modern syntactic theory. Students engage in language description through problem solving. Read More »

3 Sections Currently Scheduled

LING 307: English Grammar (3 Credits)

Overview of grammatical structure of English including word classes, phrases, and complex sentences. Analyzes English grammar using modern syntactic theory. Students engage in language description through problem solving. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

400-Level Courses in LING

LING 480: First Language Acquisition (3 Credits)

Examines first language acquisition from a linguistic perspective. Covers the development of a first phonology, syntax, and semantics. Methodology in studying child language is discussed. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

LING 490: Generative Phonology (3 Credits)

Sound systems of English and other languages from perspectives of phonological theory. Topics include articulatory phonetics, distinctive features, nature of phonological representations, rhythm and stress, and phonological universals and constraints. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Steven H. Weinberger — Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1007

Graduate

500-Level Courses in LING

LING 520: Introduction to Linguistics (3 Credits)

Introduces terminology and methodology of modern linguistic science, and detailed structural analysis of English phonology, morphology, and syntax. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

LING 521: Applied Linguistics: Teaching English as a Second Language (3 Credits)

Theories and basic principles of teaching a second language, especially as they relate to English language. Introduces students to methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

LING 523: English Phonetics (3 Credits)

In-depth description and analysis of sound system processes of modern English. Topics include segmental phonetics, syllable structure, connected speech, and prosodic phenomena. Also addresses implications for language instruction. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

LING 580: First Language Acquisition (3 Credits)

Examines first language acquisition from a linguistic perspective. Covers the development of a first phonology, syntax, and semantics. Methodology in studying child language is discussed. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

600-Level Courses in LING

LING 686: Special Topics in Linguistics (3 Credits)

Detailed advanced study of selected area of linguistics. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

LING 690: Generative Phonology (3 Credits)

Sound systems of English and other languages from the perspective of phonological theory. Topics include articulatory phonetics, distinctive features, nature of phonological representations and processes, rule ordering, abstractness, role of external evidence, and nonlinear phonology. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Steven H. Weinberger — Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1007

700-Level Courses in LING

LING 782: Second Language Acquisition II (3 Credits)

Advanced course in second-language acquisition theory. Detailed analysis of internal and external constraints. Variation addressed from linguistic, psychological, and environmental perspectives. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

LING 787: Syntax II (3 Credits)

Theoretical treatment of syntactic phenomena that have emerged as standard problems for syntactic analysis. Problems include binding, extraction, and quantification. Extensive reading in primary theoretical literature. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

800-Level Courses in LING

LING 886: Advanced Syntax Seminar (3 Credits)

Advanced course in current syntactic theory. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled