Introduction to the Chinese Language and Linguistics
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
The synchronic and diachronic descriptions of Chinese. Subjects covered may include phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical changes, poetics, dialectology, orthography, the sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic aspects of Chinese, the relationship between the Chinese language, thought, culture, and the history of Chinese linguistics.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 279, CHIN 261, LING 261.
Also: LING 261
Formerly: CHIN 261
Undergraduate course offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.