Introductory Linguistics for Language Revitalization
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduces topics in the study of language and linguistics, providing a foundation for understanding language revitalization. Topics include the nature of sound systems and how they relate to orthographies, literacy, word structures and dictionaries, sentence structures and understanding texts, meaning and vocabulary, linguistic aspects of language acquisition and historical change. Develops understanding of the languages targeted for revitalization and provides an introduction to linguistic concepts and reference materials.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 181, 100, 100A, 360, 362.
- Registration is normally limited to students in the B.Ed. in Indigenous Language Revitalization, Diploma in Indigenous Language Revitalization or Certificate Program in Aboriginal Language Revitalization.
Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.