Nov 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
    
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ENGL - 4110 Linguistics (3)


Provides a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which linguistics describe language, focusing especially on English. Explores linguistic structure from sound (phonetics and phonology) to meaning and use (semantics and pragmatics). Examines major issues and subdisciplines in the systematic study of language, including dialects, prescriptivism, and language abuse, style, historical change, usage and definitions of standards, and the differences between speech and writing. Equivalent to ENGL-501. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: ENGL-1010  



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