Language Matters - Language Is Us
Every Monday for 8 weeks. An informal introduction to linguistics the science of language and some of its sub-disciplines psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, this course offers insights into human language, a highly complex ability we take for granted. We will consider the basic building blocks of language, how far languages of the world including sign languages differ,how languages change,the relationship between language and thought, how children and adults learn language, what language disorders and breakdowns tell us about the human brain, and attitudes towards language varieties and dialects in society. Tutor: Maria Nella Carminati.

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Time
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 18:30
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 18:30
VenueUniversity of Dundee, Dalhousie Building
Event Contact URLhttp://lifelonglearningdundee.org.uk
Booking requiredNo
Event Linkhttp://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/event/24152