This course introduces topics in the study of language and linguistics, providing a foundation for understanding language revitalization. Topics include:
- the nature of sound systems and how they relate to orthographies, word structures and dictionaries
- sentence structures and understanding texts, meaning and vocabulary
- linguistic aspects of language acquisition and historical change
This course develops your understanding of the languages targeted for revitalization and provides an introduction to linguistic concepts and reference materials.
Credit will only be granted for one of LING 181, 100, 100A, 360 or 362.
How to register
Courses within the Certificate in Indigenous Language Revitalization are currently only offered within community and college partnerships. The occasional course is offered on campus and at the En’owkin Center in Penticton. To be added to the interest list, please contact the program coordinator for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-721-8504.