Nov 19, 2019  
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COGS 4560 - A Cross-Linguistics Perspective


This course will explore the different strategies used by different languages to fulfill the same needs of human communication. A sampling of topics: quickly learning the basics of a new language using linguistic principles; cross-linguistic knowledge elicitation and engineering;  principles of generative grammar; space, time, agency, and other linguistic phenomena viewed cross-linguistically.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: COGS 2340 - Introduction to Linguistics or permission of the instructor.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.



Cross Listed: COGS 6560.

Credit Hours: 4



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