Category: English Language and Linguistics

ENGL 67400 Seminar In Language Testing

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 67400-001-19377 Seminar In Language Testing, TR 12:00 PM-01:15 PM, Professor Ginther • An introduction to the techniques, practices, and history of language testing. Introduces the basic tenets of measurement and the issues and controversies related to the measurement of language ability.

ENGL 62700 Theories Of Humor

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 62700-008-19811 Theories Of Humor, T 06:30 PM-09:20 PM, Professor Raskin • The seminar deals with an application of linguistics and other language-related disciplines to humor research.  The instructor will lecture on the following topics: rules of correct application of linguistics to other fields; humor research as a target field; theories of humor; contextual semantics; […]

ENGL 62700 Syntax II

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 62700-007-15391 Syntax II, W 04:30 PM-07:20 PM, Professor Benedicto • This course is an in-depth evaluation of syntactic phenomena and the theoretical analyses proposed to account for them. Emphasis is on construction and evaluation of theoretical analyses and their explanatory adequacy for Universal Grammar. Topics include LF phenomena, functional projections and structural representations. Although […]

ENGL 62700 Phonology II

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 62700-004-69968 Phonology II, MWF 01:30 PM-02:20 PM, Professor Niepokuj • No description of this course is available at this time.  Please check with the instructor at niepokuj@purdue.edu

ENGL 57000 Introduction To Semiotics

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 57000-001-19635 Introduction To Semiotics, TR 12:00 PM-01:15 PM, Myrdene Anderson • The study of languages, literatures, and other systems of human communication. Includes a wide range of phenomena which can be brought together by means of a general theory of signs. The course deals with three fundamental areas: 1) verbal communication, 2) nonverbal communication […]

ENGL 56300 Historical Linguistics

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 56300-001-20162 Historical Linguistics, TR 12:00 PM-01:15 PM, Professor Sundquist • A survey of mechanisms and motivations of linguistic change. Topics include: phonological, morphological, semantic and syntactic change, comparative and internal reconstruction, linguistic variation, language contact, and linguistic typology.

ENGL 32900 English Language III: Sound And Form

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 32900-001-19749 English Language III: Sound And Form, MWF 10:30 AM-11:20 AM, J Conklin • The structure of American English and its dialects, with emphasis on phonology and morphology. Implications of recent theory to the teaching of English.

ENGL 32700 English Language I: History And Development

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 32700-001-19379 English Language I: History And Development, MWF 10:30 AM-11:20 AM, Professor Johnston • In this course we will examine the development of the English language from its beginnings in early medieval England to the present day, where it is spoken in many countries around the world. We will pay particular attention to which […]

ENGL 22700 Elements of Linguistics-Honors

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 22700-H01-64935 Elements of Linguistics-Honors, TR 04:30 PM-05:45 PM, Professor Raskin • The course is an elementary and largely non-technical introduction to language and the study of language, linguistics. Modern methods of describing the sound, the word, the sentence, and the meaning are introduced and illustrated with numerous examples drawn from English and other languages. […]

ENGL 22700 Elements of Linguistics

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 22700-002-16980 Elements of Linguistics, MWF 12:30 PM-01:20 PM, Kwaku Osei-tutu • A summary of what is known about human language, its structure, its universality, and its diversity; language in its social setting; language in relation to other aspects of human inquiry and knowledge.

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