announcements spr2017

Next Quiz

posted Apr 17, 2017, 8:49 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Apr 17, 2017, 8:50 PM ]

The next quiz (on language change) will be on Wednesday, 19 April.  Make sure you can identify different kinds of language change, and that you are clear on internal and comparative reconstruction and language families.

Friday, 7 April 2017

posted Apr 7, 2017, 5:52 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Apr 7, 2017, 5:53 PM ]

Today's recording will be posted Monday after make-up quizzes have been taken.

Please check out the class calendar; it is updated with current assignments and due dates.

Next Quiz

posted Mar 31, 2017, 10:01 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Mar 31, 2017, 10:27 PM ]

The next quiz will deal with semantics and is scheduled for Monday, 3 April.

Monday, 20 March 2017

posted Mar 20, 2017, 3:44 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Mar 20, 2017, 3:45 PM ]

My apologies to one and all--I forgot to record today's class.  
  • I returned the graded quizzes and we talked about the last problem.
    Grades ran from 2-4 with a modal grade of 4.
  • We talked about semantics: synonymy, antonymy, hyponymy, hypernymy, tautology, entailment, contradiction.

Friday, 10 March 2017

posted Mar 10, 2017, 10:47 AM by Lynn Gordon

Class cancelled due to instructor illness.  Have a good Spring Break!

Quiz 4

posted Mar 6, 2017, 7:43 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 7:43 PM ]

Quiz 4 is scheduled for Wednesday, 8 March.  It will cover word trees, PS rules and trees representing the structure of sentences.

Friday, 24 February

posted Feb 24, 2017, 4:07 PM by Lynn Gordon

Today's quiz will be returned on Monday and today's video will be posted after all the make-up quizzes are given.  Please go ahead and read chapter 3 on syntax for next week.

Homework Answers Posted

posted Feb 20, 2017, 3:03 PM by Lynn Gordon

Answers to the second morphology homework are posted on the Course Materials  page.

Reminder: On Wednesday, we will go over the practice morphology problems and, on Friday, we will have a morphology quiz.

Friday, 10 February 2017 & Monday, 13 February 2017

posted Feb 10, 2017, 7:09 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Feb 13, 2017, 7:52 PM ]

Class recording only happened for the first half of class on Monday, but again a link to the slide show for Monday's lecture appears on the Course Materials page.

Class recording didn't happen on Friday. Links to the handout and an updated slide show for Friday's lecture appear the Course Materials page.

Quiz #2

posted Feb 3, 2017, 7:30 PM by Lynn Gordon

Monday, we'll practice with more phonology problems and on Wednesday at the beginning of class, there will be a quiz on phonology.  The quiz will be open book and open notes.

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