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

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Dean: Dana Smith

Department: Letters, Transfer

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LING 110: English Language Structure and Function

Units: 3
Prerequisites: None
Advisory: ACE 150, ENGL 50, ESL 150, or eligibility determined by the English placement process.
Acceptable for Credit: CSU, UC
Lecture 3 hours.
Course Typically Offered: Fall

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.