A University of Essex course
In this short course, you will be introduced to linguistics as a field of study. You will learn about what linguists research and what they do not. You will also be introduced to the study of bilingualism, different ways of learning languages and how you might lose language.
After completing this course you should know what linguistics is and what topics you can expect to be able to study should you choose to pursue linguistics at higher education.
In this session, Monika will introduce you to Linguistics and a field and invite you to think about any misconceptions you may have.
In this session, you will learn about bilingualism in its many forms, and how having knowledge of more than one language can effect how the brain works.
In this session, you will learn about how people learn languages including the differences between being taught a language since birth and being taught a language at school.
In this session, you will learn about how language is lost and how even a native language can become rusty over time.