Type CMSD, ENGL, FREN, GRMN, etc., to find cross-listed courses
Generative Syntax
Techniques and formalisms for analyzing syntactic phenomena of human languages within the framework of generative grammar. Examples will be drawn primarily from English.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD
Morphology
Introduction to the linguistic study of word structure and how this relates to other components of the grammar of a language (phonology, syntax, semantics). Theoretical issues and problems in the study of morphology will be discussed in connection with the analysis of data from a wide variety of languages.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H
Contrastive Grammar: German-English
This course focuses on the typological differences between Modern German and Modern English, covering core aspects of syntax, morphology and phonology in a way that is relevant to linguists, language learners and future teachers alike. Drawing on both empirical studies as well as hands-on study of our own speech, this course will provide an introduction to comparative linguistics and a window into the logic behind the so-called 'mistakes' language learners often make.
Prerequisites:
GRMN2002
Languages of the World
The classification and distribution of languages of the world and a survey of linguistic structures as exemplified by selected languages.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD
Language, Politics, and Identity
An examination of the role of language in the construction of social identities, the formation of language ideologies, language management activities, and the politics of language from a sociolinguistic perspective.
The Evolution of German as a Standard Language
Provides an understanding of the linguistic processes and cultural factors determining the evolution of German as a codified standard language from the Reformation to the present.
Prerequisites:
GRMN2002 or POD
Directed Study in Linguistics
Independent study and research under the direction of individual faculty members.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or POD
History of the English Language
The development of present English through the stages of Old English, Middle English, and early Modern English. Study of elementary phonetics, phonemics, sound change, and dialect variation.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or CMLT2111 or CMLT2210 or CMLT2212 or CMLT2220 or CMLT2500 or ENGL2310 or ENGL2320 or ENGL2330 or ENGL2340 or ENGL2400
American English
The history, present status, and future prospects of American English, including standards and internal variation.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005, POD
Advanced Phonetics and Phonology
Detailed study of specific phonological theories and the phonetics/phonology interface, building on knowledge acquired in the introductory phonetics and phonology course.
Prerequisites:
LING3060 and POD, LING6021

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