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Fall 2012-2013
* LIN 201 / ENG 241 (EC)   No Audit

Introduction to Language and Linguistics

Christiane D. Fellbaum

An introduction to the scientific analysis of the structure and uses of language. Core areas covered include phonetics and phonology, morphology, the lexicon, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, with data from a wide range of languages. Topics include the biological basis of language, language and cognition, the neurology of language and language disorders, and first and second language acquisition.

Sample reading list:
Ohio State U., Linguistics Dept., The Language Files

Reading/Writing assignments:
Approximately 40 pp reading/ week. 5 problem sets.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Take Home Final Exam - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Reserved Seats:
Freshmen Only 18

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20967 L01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W   Computer Science Building   104   Enrolled:130 Limit:160
P01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Scheide Caldwell House   103   Enrolled:12 Limit:17
P04 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   Scheide Caldwell House   209   Enrolled:19 Limit:17
P05 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Th   Scheide Caldwell House   209   Enrolled:15 Limit:17
P06 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Th   Scheide Caldwell House   209   Enrolled:13 Limit:17
P07 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   Scheide Caldwell House   209   Enrolled:15 Limit:17
P08 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Friend Center   306   Enrolled:17 Limit:17
P09 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Scheide Caldwell House   103   Enrolled:14 Limit:17
P10 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm T   Frist Campus Center   209   Enrolled:14 Limit:17
P11 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Frist Campus Center   209   Enrolled:11 Limit:17