Language, Mind and Society

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for LINGUIST 101.


A survey of three areas: the interaction between language structure and use on the one hand, and social structure and social norms on the other (sociolinguistics); the relationship between linguistic and cultural knowledge (anthropological linguistics); and the inter-relationship of language and other cognitive structures, especially as it is revealed through language acquisition (psycholinguistics).

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for LINGUIST 101.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2023

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Dr Keith Montgomery
Lecturer(s)  John Middleton

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Coursework + exam


LINGUIST 101: 15 points