Type CMSD, ENGL, FREN, GRMN, etc., to find cross-listed courses
Model Theory
Formal semantics for sentential and first-order predicate logic, including both soundness and completeness results for first-order logic. Additional topics may include Goedel's incompleteness results, the Skolem-Lowenheim theorem, or possible world semantics for modal logics.
Prerequisites:
PHIL(LING)4510/6510 or POD
Sanskrit I
The phonology, morphology, and syntax of the classical Sanskrit language, emphasizing the position of Sanskrit within the Indo-European language family and its importance for Indo-European linguistics.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD
Sanskrit II
Continued studies in both the synchronic and diachronic grammar of classical Sanskrit.
Prerequisites:
LING(CLAS)4610/6610
French Phonetics
The French sound system in theory and practice. How French sounds are formed and how they reflect social class and geographical origin. Work on pronunciation in class and the language laboratory. Given in French.
Prerequisites:
FREN(LING)3090
German Phonology and Morphology
Theoretical and applied German phonology and word structure. Taught in English.
Spanish Phonetics and Language Variation
Speech organs and systematic description of Spanish sounds. Comparison of English and Spanish patterns of stress, pronunciation, and intonation. Examination of recurrent pronunciation errors. Description of major geographical and social dialects. Practice in pronunciation and transcription of sounds. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisites:
SPAN(LING)3050
Advanced Spanish Grammar
Description and linguistic analysis of major syntactic structures, including morphological patterns of lexical creation and renovation.
Prerequisites:
SPAN(LING)3050
Spanish Dialectology and Language Variation
Introduces students to the study of linguistic variation in Spanish. Among the topics to be covered are geographic, social, and linguistic factors in language variation and dialectology. Students will analyze specific cases of variation in present-day Spanish dialects in Latin America, Spain, and the United States.
Prerequisites:
SPAN(LING)3050
Historical Linguistics
Traditional methods of historical linguistics are reviewed, with examples from several different language families. Various kinds of possible phonological and syntactic changes are investigated in relation to modern linguistic theory.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD
Languages in Contact
The influence of languages on other languages spoken in the same or neighboring areas, including pidgins and creoles, with consideration of relationships in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and vocabulary.
Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

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