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LNGS 101: Introduction to Linguistics

Credits: 
3

The course aims at introducing students to the discipline of Linguistics. It deals with some of
the characteristics of human language as a tool for communication. Some of the topics to be
discussed include the origins of language, functions of language, language and the brain, the
sounds of language, and the basic concepts in linguistic analysis (e.g. morphology, syntax and
semantics)