UMass Sesquicentennial


201 (Sec. D) Introduction to Linguistic Theory (R2) (3 units)

Spring 2009

Meetings

TuTh 1:00 - 2:15 - Hasbrouck Add 111

Instructors

Pasha Siraj

Description

Introduction to the basic methodology and results of modern linguistics. Focus on developing, evaluating, and improving hypotheses concerning the structure of the language user's unconscious linguistic knowledge. Investigation of sentence structure (syntax), sound structure (phonology), word structure (morphology), and meaning (semantics).