24.900 Introduction to Linguistics

Spring 2005

Syntactic word structure.

Syntactic word structure. (Image by Prof. Suzanne Flynn.)

Course Highlights

This course features a comprehensive set of lecture notes, assignments, fieldwork guidelines, and exams.

Course Description

This core-curriculum linguistics class will provide some answers to basic questions about the nature of human language. Topics include the intricate system that governs language, how it is acquired, the similarities and differences among languages, and how spoken (and signed) language relates to written language, among others.


*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Suzanne Flynn

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Recitations:
One session / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

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