psychology of human

Introduction to Modern Linguistics

Course Description

The modern field of linguistics dates from the beginning of the 19th century. While ancient India and Greece had a remarkable grammatical tradition, throughout most of history linguistics had been the province of philosophy, rhetoric, and literary analysis to try to figure out how human language works. But in 1786, an amazing discovery was made: There are regular sound correspondences among many of the languages spoken in Europe, India, and Persia.

Course Objective

This course if offered Courtsey NPTEL and covers topics of Introduction to Modern Linguistics The course will include all the principal levels of structure of language, such as, Phonology and Phonetics, Morphology, Syntax, and Pragmatics.

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