Introduction to Chinese Language and Linguistics
Also: PAAS 279
Formerly: CHIN 261
Introduces 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, and culture, and the history of Chinese linguistics.
- Credit will be granted for only one of LING 261, CHIN 261, PAAS 279.
- Previous knowledge of Chinese not necessary.