Season 1

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Crash Course Linguistics

Writing Systems

We learn about orthographies, the different components that make up a writing system.

Writing Systems

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Crash Course Linguistics

Computational Linguistics

We learn about the process of programming computers to process human language.

Computational Linguistics

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Crash Course Linguistics

World Languages

We explore factors to learn about world languages and linguistic diversity.

World Languages

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Crash Course Linguistics

Language Change and Historical Linguistics

We learn about how and why languages change.

Language Change and Historical Linguistics

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Crash Course Linguistics

Language Acquisition

We learn about language acquisition and how the process differs for babies and adults.

Language Acquisition

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Crash Course Linguistics

Psycholinguistics

We learn about psycholinguistics - the field of study of language and the brain.

Psycholinguistics

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Crash Course Linguistics

Phonology

We learn phonology and the different phonological systems we see in languages.

Phonology

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Crash Course Linguistics

Phonetics 2 - Vowels

We learn about 6 vowel letters and the numerous sounds we make when using them.

Phonetics 2 - Vowels

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Crash Course Linguistics

Phonetics 1 - Consonants

We begin our discussion of phonetics, the study of speech sounds.

Phonetics 1 - Consonants

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Crash Course Linguistics

Sociolinguistics

Learn about the linguistic differences between languages based on various factors.

Sociolinguistics

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Crash Course Linguistics

Pragmatics

We cover Grice’s Maxims and the different types of conversational styles.

Pragmatics

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Crash Course Linguistics

Syntax 2 - Trees

We break down what roles different types of words and phrases play within a sentence.

Syntax 2 - Trees

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Crash Course Linguistics

Syntax 1 - Morphosyntax

We start our discussion of syntax and how we morph words into questions and stories.

Syntax 1 - Morphosyntax

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Crash Course Linguistics

Morphology

We’re diving into the topic of morphology and what makes up these things we call words.

Morphology

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Crash Course Linguistics

What is Linguistics?

Linguistics is the study of language, but what does that even mean?

What is Linguistics?