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Linguistics (LIN)

Section Head: Professor Rogers

200 Language and Culture

See Anthropology 200.

220 (or APG 220) Introduction to the Study of Language (3)

Introduction to the analysis and description of a language’s sounds, forms, syntax, and meaning; the relationship of linguistics to other disciplines; and a survey of major schools of linguistic thought. (Lec. 3) (S)

320 (or APG 320) Sociolinguistics (3)

Presentation of the major areas of micro- and macro-sociolinguistics: speech acts, registers, repertoires, language attitudes, social correlates of phonological and syntactic features and changes. (Lec. 3) Pre: 200 or 220.

408 The German Language: Past and Present

See German 408.

420 Second Language Acquisition (3)

An evaluation of current trends and developments in the understanding of second language learning; analysis of second language acquisition research and its practical implications. (Seminar) Pre: 200 or EDC 312 or 3 credits of language courses numbered 300 or above, or permission of section head. Next offered spring 2012.

431 Applied Linguistics in the Language Laboratory (1)

Principles of contrastive phonology and syntax and their application to the preparation, use, and evaluation of tape drills. Use of language laboratory equipment monitoring student exercises. Recommended for prospective teachers of language. (Lab. 2) Pre: 9 credits of language courses at the 300 level or above, or permission of section head.

497, 498 Directed Study (3 each)

Individual research and reports on problems of special interest. (Independent Study) Pre: 220 and acceptance of project by member and approval of section head.

The following are related courses offered in the departments of Communicative Disorders, English, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, and Psychology.

CMD 273 Phonetics

CMD 375 Language Development

ENG 330 The Structure of American English

ENG 332 The Evolution of the English Language

ENG 336 The Language of Children’s Literature

ENG 337 Varieties of American English

ENG 530 Studies in Language and Linguistics

FRN 503 History of the French Language

PHL 440 Philosophy of Language

PSY 388 The Psychology of Language


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