ENGL2540-A Study Of Language    (Spring 2014)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Wheatley Center 112

Seats Available: 11 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course examines spoken language from a formal, scientific perspective. The major concerns are the interrelated systems that comprise language, namely the phonetic, phonological, morphological, and semantic systems. Also studied are the regional, historical, and social variations of language. Primary attention is given to the English language, though examples of systems in other languages are also analyzed, as are the constraints of social situations and attitudes toward language and language instruction.

Prerequisite: COSK1221

About The Instructor

Jim Vincent
Associate Professor of English
 English Department
Coordinator, Rooney Int'l Scholar's Program
 Center for Global Engagement

vincent@rmu.edu
412-397-6456 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 320

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