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LIN 306 Introduction to linguistics

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    Many Small Assignments

    Always Do the Reading

    Go to Office Hours

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    Jun 30, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would certainly recommend this class to any student but particularly for those with a love of language. This course gives a brief overview of the multitude of areas in the Linguistic field. Although you may not like each section equally they are all fascinating and help to build on one another to allow you to better understand language as a whole. After taking this course I decided upon linguistics as my major and certainly don't regret it!

    Course highlights:

    Over the semester you briefly cover several different areas that are major parts of linguistics. These included phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, historical linguistics, social linguistics, child language development, and language disorders. The class covers a very wide range of topics which allows you to get a taste for many different things. My personal favorite subjects were syntax and child language acquisition.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    You will not succeed without going to lecture. Although attendance is required you need to be engaged and aware in order to make the grade. The material is going to be new for most people and there is an extensive amount of memorization. If you start off strong though you build a base of knowledge for the rest of the class and you won't have to re-memorize so many things

    • Fall 2015
    • CROWHURST
    • Great Intro to the Subject Many Small Assignments Final Paper
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    Apr 21, 2016
    | No strong feelings either way.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    Interesting class, but the TA's are tyrannical graders. Only take this class if you enjoy linguistics.

    Course highlights:

    IPA and phonetics part is really, REALLY hard!

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    If you're here just to get a sociology credit, take sociology and not this.

    • Fall 2015
    • QUINTO-POZOS,DAVIDG
    • Yes
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    Apr 15, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    She's a great teacher, she knows her material and is quick on her feet and organized

    Course highlights:

    Learned about how the brain affects language and the different parts of language

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure you go to class and do all of your readings

    • Spring 2016
    • Hamermesh,Daniel
    • Always Do the Reading Many Small Assignments Great Discussions

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