LING001 - INTRO TO LINGUISTICS

A general introduction to the nature, history and use of human language, speech and writing. Topics include the biological basis of human language, and analogous systems in other creatures; relations to cognition, communication, and social organization; sounds, forms and meanings in the world s languages; the reconstruction of linguistic history and the family tree of languages; dialect variation and language standardization; language and gender; language learning by children and adults; the neurology of language and language disorders; the nature and history of writing systems. Intended for any undergraduate interested in language or its use, this course is also recommended as an introduction for students who plan to major in linguistics.
Section 001 - LEC
MW 1200PM-0100PM
NOYER, ROLF
ANNENBERG SCHOOL 110
Section 201 - REC
R 1100AM-1200PM
GYLFADOTTIR, GUDRUN B
WILLIAMS HALL 214
Section 202 - REC
R 1200PM-0100PM
SNELLER, ELIZABETH A
WILLIAMS HALL 214
Section 203 - REC
R 1200PM-0100PM
WILDER, ROBERT
WILLIAMS HALL 202
Section 204 - REC
F 1100AM-1200PM
SNELLER, ELIZABETH A
WILLIAMS HALL 307
Section 205 - REC
F 1200PM-0100PM
GYLFADOTTIR, GUDRUN B
WILLIAMS HALL 307
Section 206 - REC
F 1200PM-0100PM
WILDER, ROBERT
WILLIAMS HALL 305
Section 601 - LEC
T 0600PM-0900PM
LERNER, MARIELLE
WILLIAMS HALL 705