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=ENGL 107: Survey of English Linguistics=
 
=ENGL 107: Survey of English Linguistics=
 
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* Instructor: Kent Lee
Instructor: Kent Lee
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* Fall 2019
 
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* Time: Tue/Thu 1st period, 9.00-10.15am 
Term: Fall 2017
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* Room: 202 서관 (Liberal Arts Building)
 
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* Office hours: by appointment
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===Textbook and materials===
 
===Textbook and materials===
 
This might be used as the textbook.  
 
This might be used as the textbook.  
* Sakel, J. (2015). Study skills for linguistics. New York: Routledge.
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* Language Files, 12th ed., Ohio State Univ.
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==Weekly topics and assignments==
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===Week 1===
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Discuss:
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# What is language? How does human language differ from (a) computer languages, and (b) animal communication? Can animal communication be described as language?
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# What is a language?
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===Week 2===
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===Week 3===
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===Videos===
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* Adjective order in English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTm1tJYr5_M
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* Why computers suck at translating https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAgp7nXdkLU&list=PL96C35uN7xGLDEnHuhD7CTZES3KXFnwm0&index=7&t=0s
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* Why Can't Adults Learn Languages Like Children?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh8QlfYLUO0&list=PL96C35uN7xGLDEnHuhD7CTZES3KXFnwm0&index=5&t=0s
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* Why Do We Have "Ye Olde"? Obsolete Letters, and the Mysteries of Ye Olde Ming  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVWvkZbhgAc
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;Possible recommended books:
 
* Crystal, D. (2002). The English language (2 nd ed.). London: Penguin.
 
* Crystal, D. (2003). English as a global language (2 nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
* Meyer, C. (2009). Introducing English linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
* Yule, G. (2014). The study of language. (5 th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
  
 
 
==Tentative schedule==
 
==Tentative schedule==
 
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==See also==
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* Sakel, J. (2015). Study skills for linguistics. New York: Routledge.
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* Crystal, D. (2002). The English language (2nd ed.). London: Penguin.
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* Crystal, D. (2003). English as a global language (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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* Meyer, C. (2009). Introducing English linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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* Yule, G. (2014). The study of language. (5th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  
 
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Revision as of 02:19, 17 July 2019

1 ENGL 107: Survey of English Linguistics

  • Instructor: Kent Lee
  • Fall 2019
  • Time: Tue/Thu 1st period, 9.00-10.15am
  • Room: 202 서관 (Liberal Arts Building)
  • Office hours: by appointment


1.1 Overview

1.1.1 Course description

This is a first-year level introductory course to linguistics, which provides a general overview of the field. Students will learn basics concepts of human language and linguistics, and will explore how the English language is structured and used. This course aims to prepare students for university linguistic courses, improving their language learning skills (e.g., English as a second language), and developing an interest it English linguistics.

1.1.2 Course objectives

By the end of the semester, students will

  1. Understand basic linguistic terminology;
  2. Understand basic concepts of how human language works;
  3. Understand basic structural aspects of English;
  4. Gain study skills needed for the study of English and other languages.

1.1.3 Textbook and materials

This might be used as the textbook.

  • Language Files, 12th ed., Ohio State Univ.


1.2 Weekly topics and assignments

1.2.1 Week 1

Discuss:

  1. What is language? How does human language differ from (a) computer languages, and (b) animal communication? Can animal communication be described as language?
  2. What is a language?

1.2.2 Week 2

1.2.3 Week 3

1.2.4 Videos


1.3 Tentative schedule

Week Topics
1 Course introduction to course; English; world Englishes
2 World Englishes; Ch 10: Assessment
3 Ch. 1: Introduction
4 Ch. 2: What is language?
6 Ch. 3: Sounds; Spelling
7 Ch. 4: Word Classes
8 Mid-term exam
9 Ch. 5: The grammar or words
10 Ch. 6: Clauses and sentences
11 Ch. 6: Clauses and sentences; Ch. 7: Meaning and discourse
12 Ch 7: Meaning and discourse; Pragmatics
13 Ch. 8: Understanding approaches to language
14 Ch. 9: Research methods
15 Ch. 11: How to find out more about language
16 Final Exam


1.4 See also


Additional recommended books
  • Sakel, J. (2015). Study skills for linguistics. New York: Routledge.
  • Crystal, D. (2002). The English language (2nd ed.). London: Penguin.
  • Crystal, D. (2003). English as a global language (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Meyer, C. (2009). Introducing English linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Yule, G. (2014). The study of language. (5th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.