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
SCHWARZ, FLORIAN
STITELER HALL B6
Section 201 - REC
R 0930AM-1030AM
CHEN, MAO-HSU
DAVID RITTENHOUSE LAB 2C6
Section 202 - REC
R 1030AM-1130AM
CHEN, MAO-HSU
DAVID RITTENHOUSE LAB 2C6
Section 203 - REC
R 1030AM-1130AM
FISHER, SABRIYA
WILLIAMS HALL 216
Section 204 - REC
F 1100AM-1200PM
SIGURDSSON, EINAR
WILLIAMS HALL 319
Section 205 - REC
F 1200PM-0100PM
FISHER, SABRIYA
WILLIAMS HALL 319
Section 206 - REC
F 1200PM-0100PM
SIGURDSSON, EINAR
WILLIAMS HALL 5