Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Applied Linguistics
0.5 Credit

This course will investigate the major branches of applied linguistics: First and second language acquisition examine how humans acquire native and non-native languages; sociolinguistics and language variation explore
language usage and diversity in society and within multilingual and multicultural populations; psycholinguistics studies mental representations and processes of language comprehension and production; and neurolinguistics explores neurobiological aspects of language in the brain.

Additional Course Information
3 lecture hours