LING7016 Linguistic Diversity in China

Dr. Robert Marcelo Sevilla

MA Elective course. Sem 1
Venue: TBA

Course Description

This course introduces linguistic diversity across modern China, with a focus on structural variation in terms of sound systems, word forms, and grammatical structure. The course takes a descriptive approach to linguistic features with little theoretical or technical linguistic knowledge necessary. Topics covered include the main typological regions in Sinitic and their relationships to each other, the Altaic areal region, the Mainland Southeast Asian region, the Highland region, and approaches to quantifying linguistic diversity.

Course Details

100% coursework

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