Introduction to the Japanese Language and Linguistics
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduces the synchronic and diachronic descriptions of Japanese. Subjects covered may include: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical changes, poetics, dialectology, orthography, the sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic aspects of Japanese, the relationship between Japanese language, thought, and culture, and the history of Japanese linguistics.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 260, JAPA 260, PAAS 289.
- Previous knowledge of Japanese not necessary.
Also: PAAS 289
Formerly: JAPA 260
Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.