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LING 112: Dynamics of Language

Description
An introduction to language acquisition, dialectology and historical linguistics. Includes how language varies geographically and socially, how it changes, borrowing, common descent and typological similarities among languages. The human biological propensity to acquire language and language universals are considered.
Credit units
3
Term description
1/2(3L)
College
Arts and Science
Department
Religion and Culture
Prerequisite(s):
LING 111.