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SPCH70700 - Language Science

70700 - Language Science - 3 Credits
COURSE OFFERING: Fall 2014
Day/Time: Thursday 2:00 - 4:00pm
Room: 7102
Instructor: Dr. Valerie Shafer
Email: vshafer@gc.cuny.edu
Office: 7400.14
Phone: (212) 817-8805

Course description:
The purpose of this class is to introduce students to the theoretical constructs, methods and terminology of the Language Sciences. Students will become familiar with the major theoretical approaches (e.g., Principle and Parameters; Non-linear Phonology), and the principal methods (e.g., grammaticality judgments, psycholinguistic experiments), and the basic terminology (e.g., feature, agreement, prototype, cohesion) used in linguistics, psycholinguistics, and neurolinguistics.

Required Textbooks:

Articles:

"Language", L.Bloomfield
"Domain-General Learning Capabilities", J.Saffran, E.Thiessan
Tanenhaus
Cairns
EwenVanderHulstPhonlogicalStructure_Features1
ByBee
Hammond&Noonan
Morphemes
Ewen_VanderHulstPhonological Structure_Segments
Regional Social Variation
Morphology_Typology
Why Study Morphology
Regular Morphology, ByBeeGLakoff
SLevinson
George Lakoff 1
George Lakoff 2