Students explore the basic concepts of linguistics and language analysis methods, and discover the role of language in society. They are introduced to articulatory phonetics, sounds of languages in the world, mechanisms of production of speech sounds, and ear training for discriminating speech sounds. They analyze parts of speech, constituent phrases, sentence structure, representations, ambiguity, and applications of current theory.
Points of Pride
- The Purdue Linguistics Association is a place for students with an interest in linguistics to come together socially and for discussion.
- Linguistic talks are held most Wednesdays during lunch.