Introduction to Linguistics: Understand the fundamentals of language . Understand the difference between entailment, implicature, presupposition, and contradiction . Draw syntactic trees for simple sentences . Identify morphological processes in languages across the world . Understand what affixes do and how they can change the meaning of words in a sentence . Use the International Phonetic Alphabet to write and understand the properties of vowels and consonants . Read and write the International PONetic Alphabet . Use Gricean Maxims to help students understand and understand how sounds interact with each other . At the bottom of the page, please submit your questions to the linguistics section .Authentication failed. Unique API key is not valid for this user.
Who this course is for:
This course is meant for anyone with an interest in language, languages, or the general properties of language. This is not a course that will teach you languages, however, you will learn bits and pieces of other languages through examples of the various processes we discuss in the course.