Type CMSD, ENGL, FREN, GRMN, etc., to find cross-listed courses
Articulatory, acoustic, and perceptual properties of speech, as well as the relationship between the physical realities of speech production and the structure of phonological systems.
Phonetics and Phonology
Introduction to the study of the sounds used in human languages and how sounds function as a system in individual languages. Fundamentals of articulatory and acoustic phonetics, basic phonological architecture and formalism, phonetic motivations for phonological alternations.
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.
LING3060 and POD, LING6021
An introduction to the study of the sound systems of languages, including basic concepts and analytic techniques, contemporary theoretical approaches, and major areas of research.
Evolution of Human Cognition
Examination of the biological evolution of human cognition (consciousness, cognition, and ultimately language), drawing on recent findings in neurobiology, cognitive science, linguistics, paleoanthropology, primatology, cognitive anthropology, cognitive ethology ("mental experience of animals"), cognitive and development psychology, psycholinguistics, evolutionary psychology, and the philosophy of mind/brain.
Structure of African American English
Discussion and analysis of the phonological, morphological, lexical, discourse, and syntactic structures of African American English and their interaction as the grammatical system of language use in the African American community.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H
Old English
The language and literature of England before the Norman Conquest, with reading of selected texts.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING) 3030 or any two 2000-level ENGL course or (one 2000-level ENGL course and one 2000-level CMLT course), POD
Cognitive Anthropology
Folk systems of knowledge, with an emphasis on how people in different societies culturally identify, define, label, and classify phenomena such as color terms, plants, animals, and other environmental resources.
ANTH1102 or ANTH1102H or Permission of Major
Principles and methods of dictionary making with emphasis on monolingual English and bilingual dictionaries. Topics may include typology of dictionaries and dictionary users, the history of lexicography, the collection and selection of headwords and examples; the definition style, pronunciation, labeling, translation equivalents, etymology, illustrations, and encyclopedic information.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005, POD
English Grammar
English grammar as represented in alternative modern approaches, including terms and concepts from traditional and structural grammar.
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005, POD