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Anthony C. Woodbury, Chair CLA 4.304, Mailcode B5100, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1701

Justin Cope

Assistant Instructor

Contact

  • Phone: 512-771-9894
  • Office: CLA 4.400
  • Office Hours: by appointment
  • Campus Mail Code: B5100

Interests

Semantics, Pragmatics

LIN 306 • Intro To The Study Of Language

40005 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 1200pm-100pm SAC 5.102
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This course will introduce you to linguistics, the scientific study of language. How are human languages structured? Do humans have an innate capacity for language? How do children learn language? How is adult language learning different? How did the languages of the world evolve? What are the differences between verbal and non-verbal communication? Is there a "universal grammar"? How diverse and different are the languages of the world? How much does "language endangerment" and language extinction around the world affect global cultural diversity? Should every country have one "official" language? Are standard languages preferable to regional dialects? In short, this class is about everything you always wanted to know about language, and maybe a few things you never even thought to ask

TextsFromkin, Rodman, & Hyams. An Introduction to Language. 9th edition

LIN 306 • Intro To The Study Of Language

41038 • Fall 2014
Meets TTH 500pm-630pm GAR 1.126
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This course will introduce you to linguistics, the scientific study of language. How are human languages structured? Do humans have an innate capacity for language? How do children learn language? How is adult language learning different? How did the languages of the world evolve? What are the differences between verbal and non-verbal communication? Is there a "universal grammar"? How diverse and different are the languages of the world? How much does "language endangerment" and language extinction around the world affect global cultural diversity? Should every country have one "official" language? Are standard languages preferable to regional dialects? In short, this class is about everything you always wanted to know about language, and maybe a few things you never even thought to ask

 

Texts
Fromkin, Rodman, & Hyams. An Introduction to Language. 9th edition

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