24.914 Language Variation and Change
Explores how linguistic systems vary across time and space. Uses case studies in particular languages to examine how language transmission and social factors shape the grammatical systems of individual speakers, and how grammar constrains variation and change. Students work in groups to analyze corpus or survey data. Provides instruction and practice in written and oral communication.
This class has 24.900 as a prerequisite.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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