Language and Linguistics

A comprehensive look at the nature, structure and variation of language

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About this course

Series: The AccessTruth Curriculum

Language and Linguistics (Module 5 of the AccessTruth Curriculum) equips participants in the some of the more technical areas of language and linguistics. Beginning with the basic concepts, it gives introductions and practical exercises in the following areas: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, language and meaning, semantics, pragmatics, language and identity, languages and dialects, language change and language families.

Assignment questions and discussion questions are on the PDF Tutorial files.

Emily Loggen

Emily received her Masters of Applied Linguistics in 2014. She is now serving with a team in South Asia with the aim of working in Bible translation.

Linda Mac

Linda has worked for many years in cross-cultural church planting consultancy with a focus on language and culture acquisition and literacy program development. Linda is the author of His Story: The Rescue and co-author of BEC: Becoming Equipped to Communicate

What you will learn

  • The IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • About what makes up language
  • Practical ways to study a language