AP/LING 4350 3.00
Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
Pidgins and creoles are languages that develop from contact between groups of people having no common means of communication. This course examines the historical and social circumstances in which such languages arise, their linguistic characteristics and their relevance to linguistic theory.
FORMAT: One 3-hour session weekly.
PREREQUISITES: AP/LING 2120 3.0, AP/LING 2130 3.0, AP/LING 2140 3.0 and at least six credits in linguistics (LING) at the 3000-level, all with grades of C+ or higher, or permission of the Department.