Introduction to Linguistics University of Tsukuba
This course covers the historical background, methodology, and analytical methods of scientific linguistic research while considering the nature of human language.
Enable students to acquire basic knowledge and methods for scientifically conducting research on language.
Related to major competence: “1. Linguistic phenomena analytical ability.”
Students should have preferably chosen “The Science of Language” (Gengo no kagaku)
Students will be assessed based on a review of quizzes administered in each class (50%) and an end-of-semester exam (50%).
Classes will primarily be lecture-based. DVDs and other materials will be extensively used1. Human language: scientific approach and method1. Human language: scientific approach and method2. Human language: organization and structure2. Human language: organization and structure3. DVD 1 “The Mysterious Nature of Language 1” (Kotoba no fushigi 1)3. DVD 1 “The Mysterious Nature of Language 1” (Kotoba no fushigi 1)4. DVD 2 “The Mysterious Nature of Language 2” (Kotoba no fushigi 2)4. DVD 2 “The Mysterious Nature of Language 2” (Kotoba no fushigi 2)5. Phonetics and phonology 15. Phonetics and phonology 1
Online Course Requirement
Sawada Hiroko,Ishida Takeru,Imada Mizuho
As a general rule, students who do not attend the first class will not be allowed to take the course.
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