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 2021. Fuller Medina.
Spring 2022. Conrod. Fuller Medina.
Fall 2022. Staff.
Spring 2023. Staff.
Fall 2023. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Linguistics   
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/linguistics


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