LING001: Introduction to Linguistics
A general introduction to the nature, history and use of human language, speech and writing.
Audience: Any Penn undergraduate interested in language or its use.
Although intended for a general audience, this course is also recommended as an introduction for students who plan to major in linguistics.
Reading: All course readings will be made available in web-accessible digital form, linked to the schedule of lectures and readings.
The course will consist of two one-hour lectures and one one-hour recitation session per week. There will be six homework assignments, two midterms and a final project..
For more information about course structure, grading, and so forth, see the lecture notes for the introductory session.