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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!...

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DC
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.

NI
10. März 2021

The course was well-organised and very interesting. It covered the different aspects of linguistics wonderfully and prompted me to delve further into specific fields of linguistics such as phonetics.

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von Xin A

16. Okt. 2021

E​xcellent. Will be perfect if with more information

von RAVI P

15. Aug. 2021

I could come across the best ever course in my life.

von Wallace N O

5. Sep. 2018

One of the best courses I've ever taken. Thank you!

von Sílvia

17. Juni 2018

As beautiful as demanding, but definitely worth it!

von Ganna M

5. Juni 2020

I like it so much, it was exactly what I expected!

von صالح م

3. Nov. 2016

it would be better if it had better exam questions

von Marc V

21. Mai 2016

Indeed a great choice to improving our knowledge !

von Paolo I

18. Sep. 2020

Very nice course. Well structured and developed.

von Zoran Z

1. Juli 2020

This is a very good introduction to linguistics.

von Maddy C

20. Feb. 2019

Excellent intro to the field!! Thank you so much

von Epshita J

12. Okt. 2016

This is my first course and it was exceptional.

von Thembi F

14. Sep. 2021

Fascinating topic with well-curated materials.

von louis j

18. Mai 2020

Loved it! I´ll miss the prof and his students.

von Sara C

13. März 2019

Very good and complete. I wish there was more!

von Rajendra T

20. Aug. 2017

Perfect course to get overview of linguistics.

von Xuesi Y

16. Feb. 2020

excellent course which i learn a lot from it

von Helle L

12. Feb. 2021

Excellent course with high-quality content.

von Deleted A

13. Nov. 2017

I love linguistics and I love this course!!

von Ivan T

19. Feb. 2017

Outstanding course... absolutely fantastic!

von Amr A W

28. Apr. 2017

Excellent course. Greetings from Egypt. :)

von Marina A

7. Juni 2017

It's gripping and useful. I recommend it.

von José A C R

20. März 2017

A very good introduction to linguisticis.

von Angus Z

6. März 2021

Awesome primer with complete flexibility

von delia c

7. Aug. 2019

Its pretty good for linguistics students

von Robert T

26. Mai 2017

Amazing and sometimes challenging class.