LING 1, Introduction to Linguistics 3 units
Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None.
This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.
This course is an introduction to the study of language. It provides an overview of the field of linguistics, its three dimensions of language structure: the sound system (phonetics and phonology), vocabulary (morphology), and grammar (syntax), and the way linguistic structure and context give rise to meaning (semantics and pragmatics). In addition the course considers how social practices are shaped by and shape language use, as well as how language is acquired and learned. The course provides a grounding in linguistics as a field of study, basic analytic skills for viewing and discussing language from a variety of perspectives, and greater awareness of the relevance of language across and within cultures.
2733 9:45a-11:05a TTh MC 12 Gaines S G
2734 11:15a-12:35p MW LA 214 Gaines S G
2735 12:45p-2:05p TTh BUNDY 157 Melendez_Balles N
Above section 2735 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
2736 2:15p-3:35p TTh BUNDY 157 Melendez_Balles N
Above section 2736 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.