ML 2103 - How Language Works (3) F or SP
This course introduces key concepts and research findings that explain how people learn and use languages. Students will learn to use linguistic terminology and think critically about language change through history. Topics will include relationships among modern European languages in comparison to world language systems; theories and research on how children and adults learn first and other languages; analysis of sounds/sound patterns; and socio-political implications of language use. Taught in English.