Introduction to Linguistic Theory
Slides and Handouts




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Class Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: Linguistics as a Cognitive Science
Lecture Slides:
  • Overview of Course Syllabus
  • Foundations: Linguistics as Cognitive Science


  • Class Date: 1/24/2018
    Subject: Language as a Human Instinct
    Lecture Slides:
  • Language: A Uniquely Human Instinct


  • Class Date: 1/29/2018
    Subject: Articulatory Phonetics and IPA: Consonants
    Class Handouts:
  • The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Articulatory Phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet (Consonants)


  • Class Date: 1/31/2018
    Subject: Articulatory Phonetics and IPA: Consonants
    Class Handouts:
  • The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Articulatory Phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet (Consonants)


  • Class Date: 2/5/2018
    Subject: Articulatory Phonetics and IPA: Vowels
    Class Handouts:
  • The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Articulatory Phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet (Vowels)


  • Class Date: 2/12/2018
    Subject: Syllables and Phonotactics
    Lecture Slides:
  • Syllables and Phonotactics


  • Class Date: 2/14/2018
    Subject: Phonemes and Allophones
    Class Handouts:
  • Important Vocabulary Items for Phonology
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Phonemes and Allophones


  • Class Date: 2/21/2018
    Subject: Phonemes and Allophones
    Class Handouts:
  • Important Vocabulary Items for Phonology
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Phonemes and Allophones


  • Class Date: 2/26/2018
    Subject: Deducing Allophonic Rules
    Class Handouts:
  • Some Optional Practice on Allophonic Rules
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Review for the First Midterm
  • Deducing Allophonic Rules, Part 1


  • Class Date: 2/28/2018
    Subject: Deducing Allophonic Rules
    Class Handouts:
  • Some Optional Practice on Allophonic Rules
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Review for the First Midterm
  • Deducing Allophonic Rules, Part 1


  • Class Date: 3/19/2018
    Subject: The Basics of Morphology
    Lecture Slides:
  • The Basics of Morphology


  • Class Date: 3/21/2018
    Subject: Some Elements of Morphological Theory
    Lecture Slides:
  • Some Elements of Morphological Theory


  • Class Date: 3/26/2018
    Subject: Some Elements of Morphological Theory
    Lecture Slides:
  • Some Elements of Morphological Theory


  • Class Date: 3/28/2018
    Subject: Morphophemics
    Lecture Slides:
  • The Basics of Morphological Analysis


  • Class Date: 4/2/2018
    Subject: Morphophemics and Syntax
    Lecture Slides:
  • Review for the Second Midterm
  • The Basics of Morphological Analysis
  • The Basics of Syntax


  • Class Date: 4/4/2018
    Subject: The Basics of Syntax
    Lecture Slides:
  • The Basics of Syntax


  • Class Date: 4/11/2018
    Subject: Further Fundamental Concepts in Syntax
    Class Handouts:
  • Some Notes and Practice Problems on Syntactic Tree Structures
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Syntax: Further Fundamental Concepts


  • Class Date: 4/17/2018
    Subject: Recursion, Conjunction, and Constituency
    Class Handouts:
  • Some Notes and Practice Problems on Syntactic Tree Structures
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Syntax: Recursion, Conjunction, and Constituency


  • Class Date: 4/18/2018
    Subject: Recursion, Conjunction, and Constituency
    Class Handouts:
  • Some Notes and Practice Problems on Syntactic Tree Structures
  • Lecture Slides:
  • Syntax: Recursion, Conjunction, and Constituency


  • Class Date: 4/23/2018
    Subject: First Language Acquisition
    Lecture Slides:
  • First Language Acquisition: Theories and Evidence


  • Class Date: 4/25/2018
    Subject: First Language Acquisition
    Lecture Slides:
  • Stages of Language Acquisition


  • Class Date: 4/30/2018
    Subject: Review for Final Exam
    Lecture Slides:
  • Review for the Final Exam