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Ling Courses: Intro to Linguistics

·Introduction to General Linguistics: Syllabus and PowerPoint slides for undergraduate study on General Linguistics. The files include discussions on Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics.

Ling Courses: Phonetics and Phonology

·Descriptive Phonetics: Spring 2010, Course syllabi and course outline, phonetics and speech science, Prof. Eulenbuerg, Michigan State University.

Ling Courses: Applied Linguistics

·Penn Language Center, University of Pennsylvania: The Penn Language Center was established in 1989 for the purpose of expanding, intensifying and enriching Penn's language curriculum. The University of Pennsylvania has a long and distinguished record in the teaching of foreign languages and plays a leading role in all the major research fields related to foreign language learning. Language learning is highly integrated into both the curriculum and the research effort of the academic community.

Ling Courses: Historical Linguistics

·A World of Words: Freshman Etymology Course (Latin, Greek, PIE, Hist of English, Word Meanings, etc.)

Ling Courses: Other

·A Course in I-Language: Pdf slides organized by topic and/or chapter, with .tex files and graphics to enable easy adaptation to any classroom organization. A file containing all data sets and tables from the book is also provided below for building slides from scratch.
·Field Methods: Syllabus for a Field Methods course taught at LSA in 2005.
·Lexicology and Lexicography: PowerPoint Files for undergraduate students who are interested in knowing more about etymology, english word formation, dictionary typologies, etc.

Ling Courses: Semantics

·Critical Semiotics: A distance-learning course by Scott Simpkins, at the Cyber Semiotic Institute.

Ling Courses: Sociolinguistics

·Introduction to Sociolinguistics: A syllabus of an introductory course on Sociolinguistics. Downloadable PowerPoint files on Dialects and Varieties, Diglossia, and Language Attitude.
·Knowledge of Language (Social Analysis 34): Harvard's Introduction to Linguistics course for non-majors.