Survey of English Linguistics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Survey of English Linguistics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This is a first-year level introductory course to linguistics which provides a general overview of the field. Students will explore how the English language is structured, developed, and used by studying its characteristics and history as well as by examining various phenomena related to its use around the world. This course aims not only to prepare students for university linguistic courses but to interest them in the study of English linguistics.

    Course Objectives
    By the end of the semester, students will
    (1) gain knowledge of the structure of the English language;
    (2) acquire subject-specific skills including basic linguistic terminology;
    (3) attain study skills needed for the study of language.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.