Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

     

LING 216 001 (CRN: 11306)

WORDS IN ENGLISH

Long Title: WORDS IN ENGLISH
Department: Linguistics
Instructor: Kemmer, Suzanne E.
Meeting: 2:00PM - 2:50PM MWF HUM 117 (20-AUG-2018 - 30-NOV-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 9-AUG-2022 5:37AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2018  
2:00PM - 5:00PM S TBA TBA
 
Description: Introduction to the systematic study of English words. Topics include word formation, origins and history of English, etymology, new words, slang and jargon. Students will investigate words using online lexical tools and collect and describe neologisms. Understanding of word formation helps increase mastery of English vocabulary for GRE and other tests. No linguistics background required. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for LING 216 if student has credit for ENGL 215/LING 215.