Free Online Course: An Introduction To Linguistics by Coursera

Nov 21st, 2014

Good news, Coursera will be launching a free course online about linguistics.

Coursera Linguistics

This free Coursera course gives an introduction into the study of languages, the field of linguistics. Anyone with an interest in language is welcome to join during this basic exploration of the field of linguistics.

Course Syllabus
Week 1: Introduction to Linguistics
Week 2: The Study of Sound: Phonology and Phonetics
Week 3: Words and Sentences: Morphology and Syntax
Week 4: Pragmatics and Semantics
Week 5: Language in Society

From March 30th to May 11th, 2015.

Your instructor for this course is Marc van Oostendorp. Dr van Oostendorp is a Professor at the Leiden University Centre of Linguistics and a senior researcher at the Meertens Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences.

Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

Join your free Coursera course now:
Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics

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