Language and Linguistics

A COMPREHENSIVE LOOK AT THE NATURE, STRUCTURE AND VARIATION OF LANGUAGE

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Learn about the more technical areas of language and linguistics

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Language and Linguistics (Module 5 of the Cross-cultural Essentials 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.

Lessons in this course

Tutorial 5.1: Basic Concepts

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Tutorial 5.2: Basic Concepts – Introduction to Linguistics

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Tutorial 5.3: Phonetics 1

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Tutorial 5.4: Phonetics 2

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Tutorial 5.5: Phonetics 3

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Tutorial 5.6: Phonetics 4

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Tutorial 5.7: Phonetics 5

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Tutorial 5.8: Phonology 1

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Tutorial 5.9: Phonology 2

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Tutorial 5.10: Morphology 1

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Tutorial 5.11: Morphology 2

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Tutorial 5.12: Syntax 1

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Tutorial 5.13: Syntax 2

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Tutorial 5.14: Language and Meaning

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Tutorial 5.15: Semantics 1

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Tutorial 5.16: Semantics 2

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Tutorial 5.17: Pragmatics

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Tutorial 5.18: Language and Identity

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Tutorial 5.19: Languages and Dialects

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Tutorial 5.20: Language Families

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Tutorial 5.21: Language Change

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Tutorial 5.22: Language Types and Variation

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