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=====ENGL 6880: Language and Linguistics Fall 2017=====

LanguageAndLinguisticsCourseStatement | LanguageAndLinguisticsCourseSyllabus

==== Week of 21 Aug ====
- Required text: Curzan and Adams. //How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction//. 3rd Edition. Pearson ISBN-13: 978-0205032280 $120 retail. $30 rental. #boycottPearsonPub. Used on Amazon and elsewhere.
- Recommended: Crystal. //How Language Works//. Avery, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-1583332917
- Introductions, LanguageAndLinguisticsCourseStatement
- for next meeting, Curzan chaps 1-2. selected exercises
- MorgansLinguisticNotes21Aug
- read the language log blog regularly: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/

==== Week of 28 Aug ====
- Curzan, chaps 1 and 2. Discussion of selected exercises for chapters
- MorgansNotesOnCurzanChap1and2

==== Week of 4 Sep====
- Labor Day. Keep the red flag flying,

==== Week of 11 Sep ====
We now have group access to the BYU Linguistic Corpora: https://corpus.byu.edu. (Thanks to the Library and Tammy B.) I'll give you the log on details in class.

Phonology part 1
In class, we'll walk through the chapter's concepts, seeking examples and details, then do some transcription for practice.

- Curzan, chap 3: Phonology. Read the chapter. Locate an IPA keyboard. No need to work with exercises this week. We'll work through the transcription exercises of 3.1 together in class
- http://www.phonemicchart.com/
- http://www.i2speak.com/
- http://www.phonemicchart.com/
- Recommended: Crystal, chaps 4-12
- [[http://dood.al/pinktrombone/ | Speech simulation]]

==== Week of 18 Sep ====
- meeting cancelled
- Curzan exercise 3.1.4: A transcription of a short written passage. Hand in one copy to me.

==== Week of 25 Sep ====
Read Curzan chap 4: Morphology
- In your notes, work through all exercises to discuss

Linguistics at Work
- [[http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=34632 | Language Log: Politcally adorable]]
- [[http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=34613 | Language Log: Southern Ohioisms]]
- [[https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/09/21/quebec_government_lifts_english_ban/ | Quebec bans anglicisms.]]

==== Week of 2 Oct ====
Read Curzan chap 5: Grammar of Words
- In your notes, work through all exercises to discuss

==== Week of 9 Oct ====
- Morgan ill. ** Class meeting cancelled**

==== Week of 16 Oct ====
Read Curzan chap 6: Phrase Grammar
- In your notes, work through exercises TBA
- [[ENGL6880MidTerm]] assigned. Read Curzan, chap 9: Stylistics

==== Week of 23 Oct ====
- No meeting
- Mid-term due by Tues, 24 Oct

==== Week of 30 Oct ====
- Chap 7: Semantics. Work through all the exercises.

==== Week of 6 Nov ====
- Morgan out of town. **Class meeting cancelled**

==== Week of 13 Nov ====
- Chaps 8: Spoken Discourse

==== T-giving Break ====

==== Week of 27 Nov ====
- Chap 10: Language Acquisition, and Chap 11: Language Variation
- Wed 29 Nov 11:00 - 2:00: Review for final exam.

==== Week of 4 Dec: Last meeting ====
- Chaps 12: American Dialects
- [[ENGL6880Final | Final]] Due Tue 12 Dec, end of day.

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