LING 370 Understanding English Grammar
Explores the grammar of English from a linguistic perspective, utilizing a functional and typological theoretical framework. Students will examine the historical development of English, morphology, lexicon, the ways in which words and morphemes can be combined into phrases, clauses, sentences, and larger units. Students will analyze English data to better understand why speakers of English speak the ways they do. The course also provides a basic overview of syntactic theory and major issues in modern linguistics. Prerequisite: LING 220, or permission of instructor. Liberal Arts.