Introduction to Linguistics

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45 hours


Linguistics study areas (Phonetics, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Textual Linguistics). Investigative methods used in linguistic studies. Speaking and writing. Corpus Linguistics and Computational Linguistics. 



  • Dirven, R., & Verspoor, M. (2004). Cognitive exploration of language and linguistics (2 ed.). Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
  • Fromkin, V., Rodman, R., & Hyams, N. (2010). An Introduction to Language(9 ed.). Boston, MA: Thomson Wadsworth.
  • Jurafsky, D., & Martin, J. H. (2008). Speech and language processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, and Speech Recognition. Prentice-Hall.
  • McEnery, T., & Hardie, A. (2012). Corpus linguistics: method, theory and practice. Cambridge.
  • Wynne, M. (Ed.). (2005). Developing Linguistic Corpora: a Guide to Good Practice. Oxford: Oxbow Books.