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Ling 117r: Field Methods1-Spring 2018-Language: Oromo (Ethiopia; Cushitic Branch of Afro-Asiatic)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018
Course Description
The science of language relies on the availability of dependable data. But how do we obtain dependable data? This course provides tools for the elicitation of phonological, morphological, and syntactic information from a native speaker of an unfamiliar language. By the end of the semester, participants will have become familiar—not just with the structure of an unfamiliar language—but also with the basic methodologies of linguistic fieldwork (elicitation and text analysis), the technology that is used for making and manipulating audio recordings, the electronic resources... Read more about Ling 117r: Field Methods1-Spring 2018-Language: Oromo (Ethiopia; Cushitic Branch of Afro-Asiatic)