1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

ANTH 2430

Course Name: 
Languages of the World
Career: 
Undergraduate
Units: 
3.00

An introduction to the study of language relationships and linguistic structures.  Topics covered the basic elements of grammatical description; genetic, areal, and typological relationships among languages; a survey of the world's major language groupings and the notable structures and grammatical categories they exhibit; and the issue of language endangerment. Prerequisite: One year of a foreign language or permission of instructor.