Linguistics

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College of Arts & Sciences

The Language of Our Ancestors: Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

CAS LX 208

Surveys ancient and medieval Indo-European languages and cultures. English, Irish, Hindi, Russian, Armenian, and Farsi languages are all related and belong to Indo-European family: they descended from a common ancestor, Proto- Indo-European. The course reconstructs this protolanguage using the historical-comparative method. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 22-June 27)

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Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Applied Linguistics: Language & Linguistics Survey

SED LS 565

An introduction to contemporary linguistics, including phonological and syntactical theory, sociolinguistics, first- and second-language acquisition, and discourse theory. Also covers applications of various branches of linguistics to education, including issues of different cultures in the classroom, the role of language in education, and the development of literacy. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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