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Course Overview

This course is a continuation of LIN 721. Examination of morphology, syntax, and discourse in ASL from the perspective of cognitive grammar, based in part on related insights on spoken language structure. The course is an in-depth examination of the cognitive linguistic approach to the structure of words and larger constructions, with primary focus on ASL. Topics include compounding, affixation, numeral incorporation, reduplication, depicting verbs, aspectual constructions, grammatical relations, topic marking, and complex sentences.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Doctorate, Graduate, Masters
Prerequisites: LIN 721 or permission of instructor

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate