Linguistics syllabus

Linguistics syllabus - Introduction to Linguistics fall...

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Introduction to Linguistics , fall 2009 Dr. Muffy Siegel, office AB 935, phone 215 204 5147, e-mail [email protected] . Office hours: T/Th 12:40- 1:30. English 2821 sections 1 and 2(T/Th 9:30-10:50,11:00-12:20) Prerequisites: college composition and basic knowledge of parts of speech Course Outline week of Tuesday TOPICS chaps in text 9/1 introduction 1 8 (pp. 352-6) 10 (pp. 447-51) 9/8 language and thought 9/15 the sounds of language 6 - 7 9/22 sound rules 9/29 TEST (10/1) 10/6 word formation 3 10/13 meaning in language 5 10/20 10/27 synt ax in lang uage 4
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11/3 (TEST 11/5) 11/10 language variety 10 11/17 dialects, bilingualism dialect project assigned 11/24 language history 11 (NO CLASS, Thurs., 11/27: THANKSGIVING) 12/1 child language, 2, 8 writing 12 dialect project due (12/2) 12/8 reading, review In this course, you will learn to look at language objectively and scientifically, as linguists do. This will allow you not only to understand how language really works, but also to analyze correctly and productively puzzling language phenomena that you may encounter in your career or in everyday life. The textbook for this course is An Introduction to Language by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams, eighth edition. It should be in the bookstore. You will read almost the whole book and do
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