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AIS 102 - Linguistics for Native American Communities

Course information

Usually Offered: Summer I
Course Description:

Introduction to descriptive linguistics for Native Americans; practical linguistic and social issues in Native American languages; phonetics and phonology; orthography; dialects and language change; classroom applications.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences