Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 308

Language Change


Description

A course on historical language change and language relationships. The course examines reasons for and types of language change, and methods (comparative method, internal reconstruction) for reconstructing earlier language forms.

This will be an option for linguistics students who wish to either focus on diachronic linguistics, or who wish to inform synchronic research with a diachronic perspective.

 

Assessment

Coursework only

Availability 2020

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Keith Montgomery

Points

LINGUIST 308: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

LINGUIST 200 and 201

Restrictions

LINGUIST 202


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