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Everywhere, every day, everybody uses language. There is no human society, no matter how small or how isolated, which does not employ a language that is rich and diverse. This course introduces you to linguistics, featuring interviews with well-known linguists and with speakers of many different languages. Join us to explore the miracles of human language! The Miracles of Human Language introduces you to the many-faceted study of languages, which has amazed humans since the beginning of history. Together with speakers of many other languages around the world, as well as with famous linguists such as Noam Chomsky and Adele Goldberg, you will learn to understand and analyse how your native tongue is at the same time similar and different from many other languages. You will learn the basic concepts of linguistics, get to know some of the key features of big and small languages and get insight into what linguists do. This course gives an introduction into the study of languages, the field of linguistics. With the support of the basic linguistic terminology that is offered in the course, you will soon be able to comment both on variety between languages, as well as on a single language’s internal structure. Anyone who wishes to understand how languages work, and how they can give us insight into the human mind is very welcome to join. The course is useful if you want to get a fairly quick introduction into linguistics, for instance because you are considering studying it further, or because you are interested in a neighbouring discipline such as psychology, computer science or anthropology. Furthermore, the course will help you develop analytical skills. If you are curious to understand how language works and how it gives insight into the human mind, this course is definitely for you!...



23. Sep. 2017

Extremely informational, well presented, with questions that stimulate reflection. The optional reading material is food for thought. I hope to see more courses from the same professor and University.


29. Nov. 2021

I've taken a number of online courses on linguistics now, and this one was by and far the best. The material covered is indepth and engaging, and the professor's enthusiam makes the videos a delight.

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von Fátima Z R

12. Okt. 2016

Curso muy completo y sobre todo AMENO en el que aprenderás sin darte apenas cuenta.

von Jiayang T

1. Feb. 2018

The syllabus for courses are clear so it's really easy to understand and remember.

von Siuzanna I

4. Juli 2022

Very interesting, accessible and useful course for teachers! Thank you so much!

von 张弛

15. Apr. 2021


von Elif Y

29. Dez. 2021

It was such an amazing course! I learned so much in these modules. Thank you:)

von Lourenco C G

11. Sep. 2017

Good material, excellent presentations, knowledgeable presenters. Fascinating!

von Ema N

26. Feb. 2018

Wonderfully instructive, engaging, challenging and interesting. Great course!

von Harsha V P

1. Dez. 2020

This is a great course of anyone looking for an introduction to linguistics.

von Steven J

28. Nov. 2018

Very good content, concise, and informative. I really enjoyed it, thank you!

von Νίκος Μ

19. Dez. 2021

A very good introductory course practically on every aspect of linguistics!

von Milena

10. Aug. 2020

One of the best linguistics course available. Highly recommend this course!

von joab s

11. Apr. 2022

I really recomend this course because its content is actractive and solid.

von D.J.C. J

27. Okt. 2021

Great presentation! Very enthousiastic professor. Well thought out course.

von Pailin S

18. Sep. 2021

This is really informative for someone who have an interest in liguistics.

von Julia S

26. März 2017

It was knowledgeable and fun! I updated my knowledge bank about language.

von Elvira Z

19. Juni 2016

Thank you! Feels like going back in time - back to my student's years.

von Elmira S

16. Sep. 2021

It was one of the BEST courses I have ever had in my life! Thank you!

von D R

13. März 2021

Great course, I learnt a lot and the videos were really good as well.

von Carolina A F

30. Apr. 2020

Curso excelente para quem quer ingressar no universo da linguística.

von R.

29. Okt. 2020

A very interesting course, each class was informative and engaging!

von Роман Т

1. Juni 2020

Amazing course! Thank you for your passion and love for your field!

von Ali A

23. Mai 2016

Such a great professor with a wonderful team.

Thank You So Much ^_^

von Charles M

24. Okt. 2019

Very interesting course. An excellent introduction to linguistics.

von Susie

17. Jan. 2017

Excellent course. Was very thorough, entertaining and interesting.

von Daniela V

17. März 2021

Thank you for making this course available free of charge to all.