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Understanding linguistics. Part 1 of 3 : the science of language

Author: John H McWhorter; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2008.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Filmed lectures
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John H McWhorter; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598034774 9781598034776
OCLC Number: 297224550
Notes: "Science & mathematics"--Container cover insert.
Performer(s): Lecturer, John McWhorter, Manhattan Institute.
Description: 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 72 pages ; 22 cm).
Contents: pt. 1. Lecture 1. What is linguistics ; Lecture 2. The sounds of language--consonants ; Lecture 3. The other sounds--vowels ; Lecture 4. In the head versus on the lips ; Lecture 5. how to make a word ; Lecture 6. The Chomskyan Revolution ; Lecture 7. Deep structure and surface structure ; Lecture 8. The on-off switches of grammar ; Lecture 9. Shades of meaning semantic roles ; Lecture 10. From sentence to storytelling ; Lecture 11. Language on its way to becoming a new one ; Lecture 12. Recovering languages of the past.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Other Titles: Science of language
Responsibility: John McWhorter.

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