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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Courses

LING 1101 Introduction to Linguistics

Course description

Overview of the science of language, especially its theoretical underpinnings, methods, and major findings. Areas covered include: the relation between sound and meaning in human languages, social variation in language, language change over time, universals of language, and the mental representation of linguistic knowledge. Students are introduced to a wide variety of language phenomena, drawn not only from languages resembling English, but also from many that appear to be quite unlike English, such as those native to the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the South Pacific.

Classes

LING 1101 001-LEC On-campus 3-week session

The LING 1101 001-LEC section of this course has been canceled.

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