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.\n\nThanks to all the team! Great job!
von Hernán S•
1. Nov. 2016
This course was excellent! because this made me an overview of linguistic science, their internal fields, and their main topics of study.
von Aleksandra P•
10. Juni 2019
This is a very well-organized and engaging course:) I do have a solid background in linguistics and I still found it really interesting.
von Chantao P•
9. Mai 2016
so instructive, so attractive.
I'm very interested in Language and Society, I expect to acquire more knowledge on human language. Thanks!
von Irene A•
23. Feb. 2017
A great course for those who are interested in the subject and want to take a general first look into linguistics. I really enjoyed it.
von Fadi G•
24. Aug. 2020
The Discussions and resources were very informative and the quizzes at all levels were challenging but at the end rewarding thank you
von Benjamin K•
3. März 2017
Covers a wide range of topics and goes quite in-depth given time constraints. The professor is clearly passionate about the subject.
von Arielle A•
30. März 2020
Very educational and challenging course. I was pleased to see the explanation and use of Sign language brought up during the course.
von Gianluca B•
19. Juni 2020
Muy buen curso, me gustaron las variedades de idiomas para comparar. muchas gracias a Coursera y la universidad por lo oportunidad!
von Navarro S M•
14. März 2020
It was fantastic, challenging and brought me refreshing theoretical inputs to add to my knowledge on the area. Thank you very much.
von Marcela C•
18. Aug. 2019
Fantastic. I didn’t know anything about linguistics and now I know basic concepts and have many extra books to read and learn more.
von Bertille M•
11. Feb. 2017
Excellent MOOC! Prof. van Oostendorp has done a wonderful job, asking students and colleagues to intervene. Extremely interesting!
1. Nov. 2018
Prof. van Oostendorp is an excellent and motivational teacher. I feel like a got a real introduction to the field of linguistics!
von Guaraciara A d S S•
8. Mai 2018
It is a very interesting course. The method is so easy and deep ate same time and it makes us think about our human condiction.
von Santiago H•
1. Apr. 2020
If someone out there is wondering what a language is and how a language works, this course is what you have been looking for.
von Sarka B•
3. Dez. 2016
Perfectly prepared course with a capable linguist and his skilled students. We can acquire a nice overview about linguistics.
von maria k•
2. März 2020
This course made me to think more deeply about languages and human. Not only it gave me knowledge in linguistics, but also m
von Huda T•
9. Juli 2019
it is a fabulous course. I spent interesting time with it. it is more than linguistics. it make you thinking as a linguist.
von Jade O•
10. Feb. 2022
This course was a great introduction to linguistics. I learned many concepts, as well as the names for different concepts.
von Abhiraj G•
29. Juli 2019
Very interesting course, that is challenging but not impossible. The perfect way for young budding linguists to start.
von Alessio T•
26. Sep. 2016
Entertaining and interesting. Good introduction to the subject with plenty of links and references for further study.
von haidera e•
24. Juni 2020
I studied the subject because of my interest in the topic and found the course very informative. Very good course!
von Matthew J•
27. März 2020
Structure of the course was wonderful, and the professor and aides were great. Really enjoyed the course, thanks!
von Oliver H•
30. Juni 2019
Very interesting and easy to follow, though the quizzes are very hard, and the fact that it was free was amazing!
von Mario A L G•
24. Juni 2016
It is a very good Introduction for those of Us that know nothing of Linguistics. I was very happy to take it.
von Shaun M P•
25. Mai 2016
great enthusiasm and thought provoking, I look forward to more linguistics courses from Universiteit Leiden!