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Course Overview

In this course we survey the range of variation among world languages, both spoken and signed. Topics include tense/aspect systems, modals, representations of spatial concepts, and word order, as well as a consideration of potential universals specific to sign languages.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate