LING 003. First-Year Seminar: Multilingualism and Language Contact

·    Are bilingual people more creative? 
·    If you use more than one language at the same time, does it mean you are not fluent in those languages?
·    What's the difference between bilingualism and multilingualism? 

Come explore these questions and other myths about multilingualism, from a linguistic point of view, to gain an understanding of what it means to be multilingual at the individual, community and societal level. You will also get a chance to edit Wikipedia pages as part of the  Wikipedia Student Program and learn about multilingualism in various regions: Latin America, Canada, the United States etc.
Social Science
1 credit.
Eligible for GSST, LALS.
Fall 2022. Fuller Medina.
Catalog chapter: Linguistics  
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