Interested in language and culture? Explore the possibilities! Linguistics courses fulfill elective credit requirements for a number of TWU degree programs. This understanding of language and culture will broaden your worldview and better equip you for various contexts in an increasingly global community. Check with your advisor and program worksheet to see if this is an option that you can pursue.
Eligibility: Undeclared or non-linguistics majors at TWU.
Note that TWU Torch Award recipients are not eligible and that Linguistics majors or minors can apply for regular CanIL financial aid.
TWU Linguistics courses (unless TESOL courses) are run by Canada Institute of Linguistics. (www.canil.ca)
Amount: $500 per eligible linguistics course!
Deadlines: Apply by July 15 for Fall semester, November 15 for Spring semester, April 15 for Summer semester.
Eligible TWU courses
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|LING-101 Introduction to Linguistics||3 Sem. Hours||Fall, Spring|
An introduction to the primary elements of linguistics, including an introduction to morphology and semantics (words and meaning), phonetics (the sounds of language), phonology (the sound systems of language), syntax (grammatical systems), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition theory, and current issues in linguistics. No previous knowledge of linguistics is required.Click here for more info on LING-101.
|LING-210 Language and Society||3 Sem. Hours||Fall, Spring, Summer|
This course can alternatively be taken in an online format. Refer to Language and Society ONLINE.Click here for more info on LING-210.
|LING-310 Articulatory Phonetics||3 Sem. Hours||Fall, Spring, Summer|