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Emily Curtis
LING 100
Seattle Campus

Fundamentals of Grammar

Introduction to basic grammatical concepts and terminology. Specifically intended for students planning to take a foreign language or linguistics. Does not count toward the linguistics major or minor.

Class description

This is a class about concepts of human language grammar concepts that apply to/exist in all human languages concepts that allow us to examine and explain how sentences are put together we will use English as a means to discover these concepts (and test your learning) In this class you learn to analyze English sentences and talk about sentence structures and types of words using precisely defined concepts and terminology (Noun, verb, clause, etc.). In this class you will develop critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills as they apply to understanding how languages work.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture, quiz section. Homework, Exams, Quizzes, Participation.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Emily Curtis
Date: 03/25/2010