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Department
Linguistics
Course
LIN306H1
Professor
Johns
Semester
Winter

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thJanuary 11 2012 Looking at things in common amongst languages and differences Typologyavoided in this course because multiple meanings Collecting broad patterns and making sense of them But in this course typology examined through prismframework of generative grammar Not all linguistics departments particularly those in Europe do generative grammaro Many US and Can universities do Generative grammar linguists VERSUS general linguist o Using different frameworks understanding enough of other framework to understand Generative grammarPhonologyfeature theory for example particular to GGSyntaxoptimality theory particular GG minimalist syntax Being taught linguistics from a particular perspective particular framework generative grammarBased on observation that children learn language quicklyinnately Other linguistics Observe natural patternsnot based on children learning language
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