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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


ENG 261 - Foundations of Language Study

An introduction to the principles of linguistics and linguistic analysis, with a focus on the structure and use of English. Coverage includes phonology, morphology, syntax, descriptive and prescriptive grammar, language history, and language variation. Prerequisite for 300/400-level English courses in applied linguistics. Offered fall and winter semesters.

Credits: 3



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