LIN372H5 • The Great Debates: Critical Reading and Writing in Linguistics

Description

Students develop critical reading and writing skills through the analysis of influential articles that broach broad and controversial topics in linguistics. One goal of the course is to develop skill in understanding how a text “works”, to form a reasoned evaluation of it, and to appreciate its place in a larger debate. Another goal is to develop skill in communicating complex ideas through a variety of means relevant to the academic community.

Prerequisites
LIN101H5 and LIN102H5 and 1.0 credit of LIN at the 200-level
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Linguistics