A survey of the structural
diversity of the world's languages. Topics covered include:
notions of language type; morphological, case marking, and
word order typology; diachronic and areal typology; universals
of language and their explanation.
This course is designed for students who have taken
LING2009 Languages of the World. However, since LING2009 was not offered in 2011, it is also possible to take
this course with no pre-requisite other than LING1001.