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concepts Course Goals -3
• You will learn about the way meaning is conveyed at the word
level, the clause level, and the level of the utterance. (Semantics
• You will learn about some applications of this theoretical
knowledge to the study of the brain, the study of language
acquisition, language variation, and language change.
• You will be prepared to take upper division courses in the major or
minor in Linguistics.
minor Text book
Text Language Files. Materials for an Introduction to
Language and Linguistics. Columbus: The Ohio State
A book that many students find interesting and useful as background is:
• Pinker, S. (1994). The language instinct: how the mind creates
language. New York: Harper Collins. (I recommend you buy the
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course LING 1000 taught by Professor Vercellotti during the Fall '11 term at Pittsburgh.
- Fall '11