LinguisticsLING 188 Structure of Chinese Languages

Introduces the syntax and semantics of Chinese Languages (particularly Cantonese and Mandarin), especially those aspects that are typologically different from Indo-European languages like English. Students learn to appreciate typological differences in natural languages and develop skills to analyze them. Course involves a global classroom component: throughout the quarter students meet and work with students from another institute in an international location to explore language differences.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 101; and LING 111 or LING 112.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Jess Law