eng235 | undergraduate

Linguistics

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This course provides an introduction to major areas in linguistic study.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Language and Identity

    • Describe features of English as used by different groups.
    • Describe the effect of language use on social interaction.

    Language Acquisition

    • Trace the steps of child first language acquisition.
    • Compare adult second language acquisition with child first language acquisition.

    What is a Word?

    • Identify lexical categories (parts of speech) of words.
    • Identify various types of morphemes.
    • Differentiate English spelling from English pronunciation.

    Approaches to Studying Language

    • Compare various linguistics fields.

    Language and Communication

    • Define general linguistics terminology.
    • Distinguish between language and communication.
    • Compare forms of communication.
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