Unit 1: Introduction
This unit should help get you started with the course. Think of it as a way to orient yourself to the field of linguistics.
|Read the course outline.||Course Outline|
|Enrolled students: Read the materials under 'For Enrolled Students' on this site.||For Enrolled Students|
|Enrolled students: Read the materials on Blackboard.||Blackboard|
|Enrolled students: Read the course syllabus.||Syllabus folder in Blackboard|
|Read the text for this unit.||Reading|
|Enrolled students: Take the true/false test.||Introduction Unit folder in Blackboard|
- Understand the four ethological questions as they relate to language.
- Understand that linguistics takes a scientific approach to language.
- Understand what we mean by the ‘iceberg analogy.'