Fall 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Lambert, Tom
Discipline and Number
LIT 3330 Section 501
W Time 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title

Description of Course:

The course is intended to provide students with a general introduction to the major fields of linguistics, including: phonology and phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, stylistics, language acquisition and dialects. Students will be expected to use this knowledge to analyze real-world language issues and debates.

Required Texts:

Curzan, Anne and Michael Adams. How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction. Pearson Education/Longman 2006, ISBN 0-321-12188-0.

Crystal, David. The English Language: A Guided Tour of the Language. Penguin Books, 2002, ISBN 0-14-100396-0.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

2 Exams
1 Research Paper
Class Participation

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