Linguistic Society of America

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[Download PDF file] Supplement 1: Annotated syllabus: “Linguistics 20: Language and Linguistics”

The syllabus describes the institutional context for the course and motivations for choices in course structure, including topic order and readings. The sample ten-week course schedule includes the topics, pedagogical goals, readings, and assignment for each week.

[Download PDF file] Supplement 2: Sample assignment: Stand-up comedy discourse analysis

This is an activity in which students analyze language, embodiment, and social context in an English-language stand-up comedy routine. The exercise is designed to highlight students’ existing knowledge about language and interaction while identifying taken-for-granted information that facilitates interpretation of discourse.

[Download PDF file] Supplement 3: Sample assignment: Word class lists

This is an activity in which students create their own word lists to illustrate the relationship between word classes and morphology. The exercise is designed to help students identify morphological patterns prior to the lesson on morphology and to generate student-created content for that lesson.

[Download PDF file] Supplement 4: Sample assignment: “Translating” song lyrics into IPA

This is an activity in which students transcribe lyrics from a popular contemporary song in the IPA in two ways: as they pronounce them and as the artist pronounces them. The exercise is designed to help students learn the IPA symbols for English sounds and separate English orthography from IPA.

Kendra Calhoun
University of California, Santa Barbara
Anne H. Charity Hudley
University of California, Santa Barbara
Mary Bucholtz
University of California, Santa Barbara
Jazmine Exford
University of California, Santa Barbara
Brittney Johnson
Pepperdine University

Additional Information

ISSN
1535-0665
Print ISSN
0097-8507
Launched on MUSE
2021-03-25
Open Access
Yes
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