LIN Linguistics

Courses in LIN:
LIN 001Introduction to Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to the study of language; its nature, diversity, and structure. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 001YIntroduction to Linguistics (4) Active
Web Virtual Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to the study of language; its nature, diversity, and structure. Students may not take both LIN 001 and LIN 001Y for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 2014 Spring Quarter.
LIN 003Language and the Body (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—2 hour(s). Open to all students regardless of major. Enrollment will be restricted to 80-100 students. Perspectives on the role of language in issues about bodies. Language-related disabilities. Social implications of language use in discussing body-related conditions. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SS. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
LIN 005Global English and Communication (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—2 hour(s). English as a global language and its uses in intercultural communication. Cultural, historical, and political dimensions of varieties of English spoken around the world. Experiential grounding in strategies for increasing interpretive and verbal communicative competence for a globalized world. (Same course as CMN 005.) (Letter.) GE credit: AH, OL, SS, WC. Effective: 2012 Spring Quarter.
LIN 006Language and Society (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Language as a social phenomenon. Topics include linguistic diversity, language policy, language and identity, language and social structure, speech communities and social networks, the effect of social factors on language variation, linguistic consequences of language contact. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2008 Fall Quarter.
LIN 015Academic Oral Communication (3) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—2 hour(s). Structure of oral communication, critical thinking, and persuasion in classroom discourse in American English and in cross-cultural perspective. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, OL, SS. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
LIN 020Oral English for International Students (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Open to non-native speakers of English with priority enrollment to international teaching assistants with qualifying placement exam scores. Intensive work in oral English for international students, to increase fluency, accuracy, and use of appropriate discourse strategies in academic settings (e.g., seminar, discussion, laboratory). Training in segmental features of English sounds, intonation, stress, non-verbal cues, and register. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LIN 020Oral English for International Students (3) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Open to non-native speakers of English with priority enrollment to international teaching assistants with qualifying placement exam scores. Intensive work in oral English for international students, to increase fluency, accuracy, and use of appropriate discourse strategies in academic settings (e.g., seminar, discussion, laboratory). Training in segmental features of English sounds, intonation, stress, non-verbal cues, and register. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2018 Summer Session 2.
LIN 024English Structures and Strategies in Academic Writing (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 023. Open to students from language backgrounds other than English. Practice in academic writing designed to prepare undergraduate students from language backgrounds other than English for successful academic work. Development of academic writing, critical thinking, and reading skills. Deveopment of clear, accurate language for presenting an effective argument. (Letter.) Effective: 2006 Fall Quarter.
LIN 024English Structures and Strategies in Academic Writing (4) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 023. Open to students from language backgrounds other than English. Practice in academic writing designed to prepare undergraduate students from language backgrounds other than English for successful academic work. Development of academic writing, critical thinking, and reading skills. Deveopment of clear, accurate language for presenting an effective argument. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
LIN 025English for International/ESL Graduate Students (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Admission by placement examination or consent of coordinator; open to international and ESL graduate students and limited status international undergraduates (Education Abroad Program participants). Multi-skills ESL course designed to help international/ESL students improve their English language skills for successful academic study. Emphasis on writing, speaking, listening, reading, and academic culture. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
LIN 025English for International/ESL Graduate Students (4) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Admission by placement examination or consent of coordinator; open to international and ESL graduate students and limited status international undergraduates (Education Abroad Program participants). Multi-skills ESL course designed to help international/ESL students improve their English language skills for successful academic study. Emphasis on writing, speaking, listening, reading, and academic culture. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
LIN 026Writing for International Graduate Students (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of LIN 025 if held for it, or consent of instructor. Admission limited to international graduate students. Focuses on writing needed for academic work, including summaries, critiques, research and grant proposals, memos, resumes, and research papers. Includes a review of grammar needed for writing and some focus on reading skills and American vocabulary and idioms. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 026Writing for International Graduate Students (3) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of LIN 025 if held for it, or consent of instructor. Admission limited to international graduate students. Focuses on writing needed for academic work, including summaries, critiques, research and grant proposals, memos, resumes, and research papers. Includes a review of grammar needed for writing and some focus on reading skills and American vocabulary and idioms. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
LIN 096Directed Group Study in English as a Second Language (1-5) Active
Variable—1.5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Directed group study of topic in English as a Second Language (ESL). May be repeated for credit May be repeated for credit by consent of the ESL coordinator. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 098Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Intended for lower division students. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 099Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Intended for lower division students. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 103ALinguistic Analysis I: Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 recommended. Introduction to fundamental methods and concepts used in linguistic analysis, focusing on phonetic, phonological, and morphological phenomena. Emphasizes development of analytical skills and appreciation of structural regularities and differences among languages. Not open for credit to students who have completed LIN 139. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 103BLinguistic Analysis II: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 recommended. Introduction to fundamental methods and concepts used in linguistic analysis, focusing on morphological, syntactic, and semantic phenomena. Emphasizes development of analytical skills and appreciation of structural regularities and differences among languages. Not open for credit to students who have completed LIN 140. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 105Topics in Language and Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. LIN 001 recommended. Detailed examination of a major contemporary linguistic theory, a major contemporary issue or related set of issues in linguistics, or the structure of a particular language or language family. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 106English Grammar (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or LIN 001Y or ENG 003 or UWP 001; or Consent of Instructor. Survey of present-day English grammar as informed by contemporary linguistic theories. The major syntactic structures of English; their variation across dialects, styles, and registers; their development; and their usefulness in describing the conventions of English. (Same course as ENL 106 and UWP 106.) (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
LIN 111Introduction to Phonological Theory (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 103A recommended. Contemporary phonological theory with emphasis on syllable structure, metrical structure, phonology-morphology interaction, and typological variation in these areas, from the perspective of optimality-theoretic approaches. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 112Phonetics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 recommended. Detailed examination of articulatory and acoustic phonetics. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 121Morphology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 103A, 103B recommended. Introduction to the analysis of word structure and the relation of word structure to the lexicon and other grammatical components. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 127Text Processing and Corpus Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Problem Solving. Prerequisite(s): LIN 001, LIN 005, LIN 006, or ANT 004 recommended. Investigation of the lexical organization of human languages through corpus linguistics. Application of principles of linguistic analysis, automatic text processing, and statistical research to solving problems of textual evaluation and classification, as well as information retrieval and extraction. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, QL, SS. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 131Introduction to Syntactic Theory (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 103B recommended. Introduction to syntactic theory, primarily through the examination of a major theory of syntax, emphasizing theoretical reasoning, argumentation, and problems of theory building in syntax. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 141Semantics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 103B recommended. Linguistic study of meanings of words and phrases. Meanings expressed by lexical items and derivational and inflectional morphology. Contribution of argument structure, quantification, and coordination to meaning. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 150Languages of the World (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or ANT 004 recommended. Survey of the world's languages, their geographical distribution and classification, both genetic and typological. Illustrative descriptions of several major languages from different geographical areas; pidgins and creoles, lingua francas and other languages of widespread use. Not open for credit to students who have completed LIN 050. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 151Historical Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 103A recommended. Description and methods of the historical study of language, including the comparative method and internal reconstruction; sound change, morphological change, syntactic change, semantic change. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 152Language Universals and Typology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 103B recommended. Investigation into common features of all human languages and the classification of languages in terms of their structural features. Theories of universal grammar. Detailed discussion of non-Indo-European languages and comparison with English. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 160American Voices (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or LIN 001Y or ANT 004; Or upper division standing recommended. Explores the forms of American English: traditional notions of regional dialects and increasingly important social dialects, reflecting age, class, gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. The influence of language attitudes on perception of dialect speakers; dialect in media, education, and (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
LIN 163Language, Gender, and Society (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or ANT 004 recommended. Investigation of real and putative (stereotyped) gender-linked differences in language structure and usage, with a consideration of some social and psychological consequences of such differences. Focus is on English, but other languages are also discussed. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 165Introduction to Applied Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Applications of linguistic principles and the analysis of language-related issues in the world. Exploration of a range of language-related problems including issues related to language learning and teaching to issues concerning language and gender, race, class and the media. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2002 Winter Quarter.
LIN 166The Spanish Language in the United States (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or LIN 001Y or SPA 111N; SPA 023; Or equivalent to SPA 023 recommended. Linguistic features of the varieties of the Spanish language spoken throughout the United States; phonology, morphology, syntax, vocabulary. Focus on the relationship between United States Spanish and other world varieties of Spanish, within a historical framework. (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
LIN 171Introduction to Psycholinguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (LIN 001 or LIN 001Y); LIN 103A, LIN 103B recommended. Introduction to psychological issues relating to the implementation of language and linguistic structure during speech production and comprehension and to the implications of research in psychology and related fields for linguistic theory. (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
LIN 173Language Development (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (LIN 001 or LIN 001Y); or Consent of Instructor. LIN 103A, 103B recommended. Theory and research on children's acquisition of their native language, including the sound system, grammatical systems, and basic semantic categories. (Same course as EDU 173.) (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
LIN 175Biological Basis of Language (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. LIN 001 recommended. Overview of issues in the field of neurolinguistics and techniques used to explore representation of language in the human brain. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 177Computational Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. LIN 001 recommended. Understanding the nature of language through computer modeling of linguistic abilities. Relationships between human cognition and computer representations of cognitive processing. Not open for credit to students who have taken LIN 007. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 180Second Language Learning and Teaching (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or LIN 001Y; Or equivalent recommended. Psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic theories of second language learning. Connections between theoretical perspectives and pedagogical practices in formal and informal second language settings, with focus on tutoring. Impact of sociocontextual factors (e.g., gender, ethnicity). Fieldwork requirement. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
LIN 182Multilingualism (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Limited enrollment. Issues in multilingualism from a global perspective: e.g., multilingual communities; multilingualism and identity (gender, ethnicity, nationality); language ideologies and educational and sociopolitical policies surrounding multilingualism; acquisition of multilingualism; discursive practices of multilinguals. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2006 Spring Quarter.
LIN 192Internship in Linguistics (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 001 or LIN 001Y; Or equivalent course; consent of instructor. Internship applying linguistic-related skills to a fieldwork project in areas such as media, law, or industry, in approved organizations or institutions. Maximum of four units applicable toward major. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
LIN 194HSpecial Study for Honors Students (1-5) Active
Independent Study—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Open only to linguistics majors of senior standing who qualify for Honors Program. Guided research, under the direction of a faculty member approved by the Program Director, leading to a senior honors thesis. May be repeated for credit for up to 6 units. May be repeated up to 6 Unit(s). (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 197TTutoring in Linguistics (1-4) Active
Discussion—1-4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing and consent of department chairperson. Leading of small voluntary discussion groups affiliated with one of the department's regular courses. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 200AFoundations of Linguistics I (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Survey of fundamental issues raised by pre-generative linguistics in the twentieth century, with emphasis on issues crucial to applications of linguistics. Not open for credit to students who have completed LIN 203A. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
LIN 200BFoundations of Linguistics II (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Survey of fundamental issues raised by orthodox generative linguistics, with emphasis on issues crucial to applications of linguistics. Not open for credit to students who have completed LIN 203B. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
LIN 200CFoundations of Linguistics III (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Survey of fundamental issues raised by contemporary linguistic theories lying outside the generative grammar orthodoxy, with emphasis on issues crucial to applications of linguistics. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
LIN 201Proseminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Introduction to research activity of faculty in the Graduate Group in Linguistics and guest speakers. May be repeated up to 4 Unit(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LIN 205ATopics in Linguistic Theory and Methods (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced study of current problems in linguistic theory and methodology. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 205BTopics in Linguistic Theory and Methods (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced study of current problems in linguistic theory and methodology. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 205CTopics in Linguistic Theory and Methods (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced study of current problems in linguistic theory and methodology. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 205DTopics in Linguistic Theory and Methods (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced study of current problems in linguistic theory and methodology. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 211Advanced Phonological Theory and Analysis (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 111. Critical examination of current phonological theories. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 212Advanced Phonetics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 112. Advanced investigation of the physiological basis of speech articulation and acoustic phonetics. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 231Advanced Syntactic Theory and Analysis (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 131. Critical survey of contemporary theories of syntax. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 241Advanced Syntactic Theory and Analysis (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 141; or Consent of Instructor. Advanced critical exploration of contemporary theories of linguistic semantics. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 250Principles of Typological Linguistics (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Cross-linguistic comparison and typology, including word order, morphological typology, complex clauses, semantic categories and their grammaticalization, and applications of typology to language acquisition. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LIN 251Principles of Historical Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 151. Advanced analysis of the theory and methods of historical linguistics. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 252Romance Linguistics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 151. Examination of the development of the Romance languages from Proto-Romance to the modern era. Application and critical examination of methods of historical and comparative linguistics in particular areas of structural change in Romance. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 253Speech Perception (4) Active
Discussion—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Investigation into how listeners map a continuous and variable acoustic signal to a linguistic interpretation. Phonetic context, variation, linguistic knowledge, and sociolinguistics as factors in perceiving speech. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
LIN 260Variation in Speech Communities (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 281; or Consent of Instructor. Linguistic variability in time, space, and society. Theoretical issues related to social and linguistic constraints in variation; issues and methods in the quantitative analysis of variation. Speech community, quantitative analytic methods, and the scope of sociolinguistic competence. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
LIN 263Discourse Analysis: Text in Context (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Introduction to and application of leading theoretical approaches to the analysis of discourse. Approaches to the analysis of (spoken and written) text in context, tools for analyzing different types of texts (narration, conversation, etc.). Theme/rheme, given/new, anaphora, discourse markers, and (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
LIN 264Current Issues in Language and Gender (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper; Project (Term Project). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing; prior coursework in Linguistics, Gender Studies, or Cultural Studies is desirable; no expectation of bilingual proficiency. Exploration of the construction and performance of gender through language in cross-cultural perspective and in a variety of contexts: informal conversations, narratives, workplaces, schools, households, the mass media. Special topics may include: language acquisition; multilingualism; ecofeminism; queer theory. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.
LIN 265Language, Performance, and Power (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Restricted to graduate standing or consent of instructor. Exploration of the intersection between linguistic and social theories in the language-state relation and the performance of identity. Ideological sources of language differentiation; nation-building and linguistic difference. Political economic, sociolinguistic, and ethnographic approaches to understanding linguistic inequality. (Same course as ANT 265.) (Letter.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
LIN 275Neurobiology of Language (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of historical and modern conceptions of the neurobiology of language. Aphasia, functional neuroimaging, functional neuroanatomy of human language. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LIN 280Theories of Second Language Acquisition (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Covers theoretical perspectives that direct or have directed research in second language acquisition; explores the relationship between linguistics and language teaching and deals with the individual variables that influence second language learning. (Letter.) Effective: 1998 Fall Quarter.
LIN 281Research Methods in TESOL/SLD (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 280. Students will study a variety of research methods in second language research; evaluate research designs and methods of analyses, formulate research questions and hypotheses and design a study of their own, think about various kinds of data they can collect. (Letter.) Effective: 2000 Winter Quarter.
LIN 282Individual and Social Aspects of Bilingualism (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Broad overview of bi-and multilingualism, with focus on theoretical and descriptive research; topics covered range from language processing in bilinguals to code-switching to language as political issue in multilingual states. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 283Politics of Bi and Multilingual Literacies (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Anthropological, psycho-social, political, and educational perspectives on bi- and multi-lingualism. Power, colonialism, "native/non-native" speakers, and varieties and the unequal distribution of social goods. Analysis of how competing factors keep peoples disenfranchised. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
LIN 289Pedagogical Applications of Second Language Acquisition Theory (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LIN 280. Pedagogical implications of various theories of second language acquisition, facilitation of language acquisition in classroom settings, and techniques for conducting classroom-based research in language learning. (Letter.) Effective: 1999 Winter Quarter.
LIN 297TEnglish as a Second Language Teaching/Tutoring (1-4) Active
Tutorial—1-4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 300 or LIN 301 or LIN 302 (can be concurrent); and Consent of Instructor. Teaching classes for ESL graduate students. Aiding the ESL undergraduate composition classes; tutoring foreign graduate student Teaching Assistants in pronunciation. Does not fulfill requirement toward the M.A. degree. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 298Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate standing. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 300Language Pedagogy (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Linguistics or consent of instructor; concurrent enrollment in LIN 297T recommended. Methods of teaching second languages to nonnative speakers, stressing particularly recent linguistic methodology and techniques, as related to teaching and tutoring in the UC Davis ESL program. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
LIN 301Teaching Academic Literacy (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Tutorial—14 hour(s); Project (Term Project); Practice. Prerequisite(s): LIN 300; or Consent of Instructor. Graduate standing. Methods of teaching advanced academic literacy in a second language, with a focus on ESL composition. Lesson development, teaching and tutoring in the UC Davis ESL program. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
LIN 302Recent Research and Special Projects in TESOL (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 300; LIN 301. Review of recent research in second language acquisition and the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. Continued teaching and tutoring in the UCD ESL clinic. Each student also designs and reports on a classroom research project. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 305Second Language Literacy and Technology (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1.5 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—1.5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LIN 002 or equivalent coursework/experience in second language pedagogy; consent of instructor; graduate students only. Limited enrollment. Exploration of literacy theory and critical pedagogy in relation to new instructional and communication technologies. Practicum experience in teaching second language literacy; reflection on connections between theory and practice. Fieldwork requirement. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
LIN 310Language Pedagogy for Teacher Educators (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Tutorial; Project (Term Project); Fieldwork. Prerequisite(s): Admission to Ph.D. program in Linguistics or Foreign Languages, or permission of instructor; significant language teaching experience. Current issues in second language pedagogy, with a focus on communicative methodology, participatory curriculum design, academic literacy, and the social contexts of teaching. Emphasis on reflective teaching and action research. Mentoring of new language teachers. May be repeated up to 12 Unit(s). (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
LIN 391Oral English for ESL Students (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Open only to non-native speakers of English with priority enrollment to international student teaching assistants; completion of any required ESL courses or consent of instructor. Course gives non-native English-speaking students, particularly international student teaching assistants, intensive work in oral English to increase fluency, accuracy, and use of appropriate discourse strategies in academic settings(e.g., seminar, discussion, laboratory).Course may be repeated for credit with consent of coordinator. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LIN 391Oral English for ESL Students (3) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Open only to non-native speakers of English with priority enrollment to international student teaching assistants; completion of any required ESL courses or consent of instructor. Course gives non-native English-speaking students, particularly international student teaching assistants, intensive work in oral English to increase fluency, accuracy, and use of appropriate discourse strategies in academic settings(e.g., seminar, discussion, laboratory).Course may be repeated for credit with consent of coordinator. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
LIN 396Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.