This course will investigate the major branches of applied linguistics: First and second language acquisition examine how humans acquire native and non-native languages; sociolinguistics and language variation explore
language usage and diversity in society and within multilingual and multicultural populations; psycholinguistics studies mental representations and processes of language comprehension and production; and neurolinguistics explores neurobiological aspects of language in the brain.
Additional Course Information
- 3 lecture hours
Senate Revision March 3, 2011: EN323 Cross-listing with LL223 deleted, description changed and exclusion added; effective September 1, 2011.