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Introduction to the Study of Language
University of California, Los Angeles Extension

Level: general education.
Audience: undergraduate students.
Description: an introduction to the scientific study of language.

Languages of the World
University of California, Los Angeles Extension
Level: general education.
Audience: undergraduate students.
Description: an introduction to the linguistic diversity of the world through a study of typological, genetic and areal characteristics of the world’s languages.

Structure of English Words
University of California, Los Angeles Extension
Level: general education.
Audience: undergraduate students.
Description: an introduction to the history and structure of English vocabulary, with elements of historical and comparative linguistics, language contact, and history of English.

Introduction to Linguistics
University of California, Los Angeles Extension
Level: general education.
Audience: undergraduate students. Required for linguistics majors.
Description: an introduction to the core areas of contemporary linguistics based on data from English and other languages.