Linguistics is the study of the nature and structure of human speech.

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Chair: John Kirwan (Letters, Transfer)

Dean: Dana Smith

Department: Letters, Transfer

Office: Building SAN Admin, 760.634.7876

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LING 110: English Language Structure and Function

Units: 3
Prerequisites: None
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100
Acceptable for Credit: CSU, UC
Lecture 3 hours. (1501.10)

This course familiarizes students with the grammatical patterns of English structure. The content includes study of parts of speech, the structure of phrases and clauses, and the application of structural knowledge of the language to issues that arise in real-world usage. It is designed for students seeking a multiple-subject teaching credential.