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LING 3103 Language and Language Types (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Researches the diversity of natural languages and the limits of that diversity. How are human languages similar, and how are they different? What factors control the attested range of cross-linguistic variation? Focus is on morphological and syntactic data, with some discussion of the genetic (historical) relationships among the world's languages and methodological problems facing modern linguistic typologies.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Margaret Thomas

Prerequisites: LING3101. LING3101/ENGL3527 (SL311/EN 527) and at least one other course in linguistics recommended.

Cross listed with: ENGL2127

Comments: Undergraduate linguistics major elective.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17