MLAS 520.001 - Seminar on the Human Experience: English Language, Past & Present

CRN 30038
Instructor: Peg Downes, Ph.D., Director, MLAS Program
Summer Term IIa (July 5 – July 29)
Monday through Thursday 10:15am-12:35pm
3 graduate credit hours
Karpen 221


Study of the roots and development of the English language from its earliest stages in 5th century Britain to the present state of English in the U.S. and as a global phenomenon. Introductory survey of several topics in linguistics, including phonology and morphology, syntax and semantics, language acquisition, language communities, animal communication systems.