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

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Department Chair: Anthony Burman

Dean: Dana Smith

Department: Letters, Transfer

Office: Building SAN Admin, 760.634.7876

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LING 110: Language Structure and Linguistics

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 syntax. 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.