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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

LING 001. Introduction to Language and Linguistics


Introduction to the study and analysis of human language, including sound systems, lexical systems, the formation of phrases and sentences, and meaning, both in modern and ancient languages and with respect to how languages change over time. Other topics that may be covered include first-language acquisition, sign languages, poetic metrics, the relation between language and the brain, and sociological effects on language.
Social sciences.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Thomas. Irwin.
Spring 2018. staff
Fall 2018. staff
Spring 2019. staff
Catalog chapter: Linguistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/linguistics


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses