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Linguistics


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

LING 101

3 credits

An Introduction to Language

Prerequisite(s): None.

Language is comprised of overlapping systems of rule governed features. Students will study some of these linguistic systems, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and language acquisition.

LING 110

3 credits

Introduction to Phonetics

Prerequisite(s): LING 101 recommended

This course is a practical introduction to human speech sounds. The student will learn to recognize, analyze and describe, symbolize using the IPA and other phonetic alphabets, and produce the speech sounds of a great many world languages. The course will include segmental sounds, tone, intonation, stress, and duration.

LING 202

3 credits

Language Acquisition

Prerequisite(s): LING 101.

Students will explore theories of child language acquisition and adult second language learning, and gain an overview of performative knowledge through a review of phonology, morphology, syntax, and the semantics and pragmatics of English.

LING 209

3 credits

Language and Culture

Prerequisite(s): None. ANTH 100, ANTH 102, ENGL 109 or LING 101 recommended.

This course introduces students to a broad sample of the ways in which different cultures represent, organize, and express thought, knowledge, and discourses and the role of studies of culture and language in anthropology. This course will include linguistic representations in contemporary society including slang, jargon, and the language of various sub-cultures.
Note: This course is offered as ANTH 209 and LING 209. Students may take only one of these for credit.

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