JAPN 130
Intro. to Linguistic Analysis
Last Offered Spring 2014
Division I
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

This course examines the nature of human language and its structural patterns. Students will be introduced to linguistic methods for analyzing speech sounds (phonetics and phonology), word and sentence structures (morphology and syntax) and meaning (semantics) through data/problem sets of various languages, including English and Asian languages, such as Japanese and Chinese. The methods will be further used to analyze linguistic phenomena in cross-linguistic, historical and social contexts, and can be applied to languages of students’ interest.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 25
Expected: 25
Class#: 3979
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class discussions/exercises, assignments, and exams
Prerequisites: none; no previous knowledge of linguistics or of foreign languages is required; knowledge of Asian languages is beneficial; open to all students
Enrollment Preferences: first-year students and sophomores
Distributions: Division I
Attributes: COGS Interdepartmental Electives

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