Course Description

ENGL 4300: Introduction to the Study of Language

Overview of study in linguistics, introducing concepts of phonology, morphology (word formation), syntax (sentence structure), and semantics/pragmatics. The second half of the course includes language acquisition theory, language variations, use, and applications.  

Instructor: Chatwara Suwannamai Duran

Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics

Department of English

University of Houston

Research: migration, language learning, multilingualism, transnational literacies