Introduction to Linguistic Theory
Readings and Tutorials




Class Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: Linguistics as a Cognitive Science
Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 1 (pp. 1-14)
  • The Language Instinct: Chapter 1 (pp. 1-11)


  • Class Date: 1/24/2018
    Subject: Language as a Human Instinct
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • The Language Instinct: Chapter 2 (pp. 12-43)
  • Language Files: Chapter 8 (pp. 311-315)


  • Class Date: 1/29/2018
    Subject: Articulatory Phonetics and IPA - Consonants
    Tutorials and Other Materials
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 2 (pp. 15-33)


  • Class Date: 1/31/2018
    Subject: Articulatory Phonetics and IPA - Consonants
    Tutorials and Other Materials
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 2 (pp. 15-33)


  • Class Date: 2/5/2013
    Subject: Articulatory Phonetics and IPA - Vowels
    Tutorials and Other Materials
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 2 (pp. 34-40)


  • Class Date: 2/12/2013
    Subject: Syllables and Phonotactics
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 3 (pp. 77-84)
  • "Syllables" by Kyle Johnson


  • Class Date: 2/14/2013
    Subject: Phonemes and Allophones
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 3 (pp. 59-69)
  • Language Files: Chapter 3.1 (pp. 101-108)


  • Class Date: 2/21/2013
    Subject: Deducing Allophonic Rules
    Readings (Available on Moodle):
  • Contemporary Linguistics: Chapter 3 (pp. 70-77, 84-86)
  • Language Files: Chapter 3.5 (pp. 127-133)