NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
Linguistics program description.
|LING1102||English Syntax (O)||3 ch (3C)|
An introduction to traditional concepts in English syntax. Covers two areas: grammatical categories (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, etc.) and sentence structure (subjects, predicates, complements; main vs subordinate clauses). The course is a theoretical presentation of grammatical concepts.
|LING2101||Linguistics I||3 ch|
Basic concepts of phonetics, phonology, morphology, language change and language variation.
|LING2202||Linguistics II||3 ch|
Basic concepts of syntax, semantics, language acquisition and computer applications of language.
|LING3111||Language Acquisition||3 ch (3C)|
Theories of first and/or second language acquisition with focus on the stages of language acquisition and parametric setting.
|LING3113||Phonetics and Phonology||3 ch (3C)|
Articulatory phonetics and phonology with comparative application to English, French, and other languages. This course is the equivalent to LING 3411 (Phonetics & Phonemics) at UNB Fredericton.
|LING3114||Syntax||3 ch (3C)|
The generative grammar approach to sentence structure. Comparative applications to English, French, and other languages.
|LING3212||The History of the English Language||3 ch (3C)|
The methodology of historical linguistics and an overview of Indo-European languages form the background for the discussion of changes in English: changes in consonant and vowel systems, transition to a non-case system, setting of parameters in syntax.
|LING3223||Semantics||3 ch (3C)|
Meaning through language: word and sentence meaning, context, inference, speech acts. Comparative applications to English and French.
|LING3224||Cognition and Language||3 ch (3C)|
Language as a cognitive system; focus on the work of Steven Pinker.