Units: 1.5 or 3.0
A seminar offered in collaboration with the department of Psychology. Selected topics of interest in understanding the acquisition of the child's first language in the areas of phonological and grammatical abilities, as well as the child's knowledge of semantic systems and discourse rules. Recent topics have been the development of conversational abilities in children, including turn taking, questioning and answering, and politeness and negotiation in speech acts.
Also: PSYC 571
Graduate course in the Linguistics program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.