CHI-4001

Introduction to Chinese Linguistics

Course Detail

Career
Undergraduate
Units
3.00
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Course Components
Lecture
Campus
Offering School
School of Humanities and Social Science

Description

This course offers an overview of Chinese linguistics. Provides an introduction of linguistic concepts and topics to enhance understanding of the structure of the Chinese language. Topics to be discussed include the writing systems, grammatical properties (morphology, syntax, phonetics, phonology) of Chinese, typological characteristics and comparisons of different Chinese dialects/languages, and the development from Old Chinese to the variety of modern Chinese languages.