Academic Catalog


Course Code: 4500146
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4,5
Department: Foreign Language Education
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MARTINA GRACANIN YKSEK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is offered to help students have a general understanding of what language is, how language has been approached by different scholars, what the universals of language are, how languages diverge from each other structurally, how sign language contributes to the explanation of language universals, what the differences between animal communication and human languages are, how internal structures and rules that apply to these structures of words work, the relationship between brain and language, what lingusitic sounds are and how those sounds differ across languages.