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LING 5001 – Introduction to Linguistics

This is the webpage for LING 5001 – Introduction to Linguistics, for Fall 2018! Here's where you'll find the schedule, readings, handouts, and homework assignments.

Syllabus:
Here!

Homework:
HW1: Morphology, Phonetics, and Phonology
HW2: Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics
HW3: Psycholinguistics, Language Acquisition, Neurolinguistics
HW4: Debates in Linguistics

Textbook:
Akmajian et al. Linguistics: An introduction to Language and Communication

Schedule:
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Morphology
Week 3: Phonetics
Week 4: Phonology 
Week 5: Syntax (HW1 due)
Week 6: Semantics
Week 7: Pragmatics 
Week 8: Psychology of Language (HW2 due; Journal Entry #1 Due)
Week 9: Language Acquisition
Week 10: Language and the Brain (HW3: Psycholinguistics)
Week 11: Debates in Linguistics: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. I
Week 12: Debates in Linguistics: Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus, Pt. II
Week 13: Debates in Linguistics: Island Constructions, Pt. I
Week 14: Debates in Linguistics: Island Constructions, Pt. II 
Week 15: (Spillover region) (HW4 due; Journal Entry #2 Due)

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