24.914 Language Variation and Change


Class Info

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.

24.914 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. Albright.

Lecture occurs 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 56-162.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information at the Linguistics and Philosophy (Course 24-2) < MIT site or on the 24.914 Stellar site.

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