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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.


2. Jan. 2017

Excellent! Really enjoyed and learnt a lot. I did not expect such a great content and professionalism in a free course. I am definitely purchasing for the title.

Thanks to all the team! Great job!

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von maria t

13. März 2021

Excellent course

I enjoyed it absolutely

von Claudia M

4. Aug. 2020

Very informative and lively. Thank you!

von Silvana M U C

2. Feb. 2020

Muy buen curso ¡Totalmente recomendado!

von Dalia E

2. Mai 2022

Excellent and very rich MOOC. Amazing!

von Johanna A

7. Aug. 2017

This is an absolutely awesome course.

von Prabakar K

30. Juni 2017

It is a wonderful course. I loved it.

von Kunjata K

22. Feb. 2022

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von KCB

13. Juli 2020

Very informative and organized well.

von Linda B

1. Aug. 2017

Very Interesting Course. I loved it.

von Rocío D B O

23. Juli 2017

Nice refresher and expanding course.

von James A

10. Nov. 2016

A really fun survey of linguistics!

von Rafael P R

18. Apr. 2020

Great introduction to the subject.

von Кун Д

16. Apr. 2020


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27. Mai 2018


von Emese K

11. Sep. 2017

just love the way this course is.

von 木觉珏

12. Mai 2016

very interesting and enlightening

von Alsa A

27. März 2018

Very informative and insightful.

von Nguyen L

28. März 2021


von Zainab K

19. Okt. 2020

Fantastic! Technical but fun :)

von Cristina G

12. Feb. 2021

I really liked all the topics.

von Anna K

2. Jan. 2019

Very complecated but exciting!

von Ma. C Q

20. Mai 2021

Wonderful teacher and staff!!

von Soniya M

23. Jan. 2021

Very very helpful this course

von Dragon F

25. März 2020

Very interactive and "alive"!

von Huang W

25. Juni 2017

I have learned a lot from it.