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ENG502 : Introduction to Linguistics

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Course Info

Course Category

English

Course Level

Graduate

Credit Hours

3

Pre-requisites

N/A

Instructor

Prof. Shakeel Amjad
M.Phil.
Beacon House National University

Course Contents

1. What is Language? 2. History of Language 3. Origin of Language 4. Characteristics  of Language 5. Functions of Language 6. Nonverbal Communication & Linguistics 7. Nonverbal Communication & Semiosis  8. Animal vs. Human Communication 9. What is Linguistics? 10. Intra-disciplinary Branches of Linguistics  11. Inter-disciplinary Branches of Linguistics 12. Linguistics vs Traditional Grammar 13. Phonetics & its Branches 14.Phonology & its Branches 15. Syllable 16. Stress 17. Morphology I  18. Morphology II 19. Morphology III (Processes of word formation) 20. Grammar I  21. Grammar II 22. Syntax I  23. Syntax II (Syntactic description) 24. Syntax III  (Rules of syntactic description) 25. Semantics I 26. Semantics II (Semantic features & Semantic roles) 27. Semantics III (Lexical Relations) 28. Pragmatics I 29. Pragmatics II 30. Pragmatics III 31. Discourse Analysis I 32. Discourse Analysis II 33. Discourse Analysis III 34. Critical Discourse Analysis 35. Applied Linguistics 36. Psycholinguistics I 37. Psycholinguistics II 38. Sociolinguistics 39. First language acquisition I 40. First language acquisition II 41. Second Language Acquisition/Learning 42. Historical Linguistics 43. Computational Linguistics 44. Lexicography 45.  Latest Trends of Research in Linguistics