Academics

Course Overview

In this course we survey the range of variation among world languages, both spoken and signed. Topics include tense/aspect systems, modals, representations of spatial concepts, and word order, as well as a consideration of potential universals specific to sign languages.

Program: Linguistics

Credit: 3

Other Courses

LIN-573

Corpus Linguistics

A corpus is a large collection of machine-readable…

Linguistics

LIN-573

Corpus Linguistics

A corpus is a large collection of machine-readable…

Linguistics

LIN-841

Discourse Analysis

The focus of this course is a comparison…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-842

Discourse Analysis: Conversation

The purpose of this course is to introduce…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-843

Discourse Analysis: Narrative

The purpose of this course is to introduce…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-850

Historical Linguistics

This course focuses on language change. Topics include…

Linguistics

Credits 3