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  • Course No: HS 120
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: V
  • Title: Language, Culture and Cognition
  • Stream: Linguistics
  • Description:

    Language: evolution, form and content; Issues in language and cognition: history, various views and areas of study; Cultural bases of language and cognition: embodiment, universalism / relativism, schemas, categorization, metaphor and mental imagery; Linguistic encoding: space, time, kinship, color, body; Recent trends in research: first and second language acquisition, spatial language comprehension, fictive motion etc.

    Text:

    1. Croft, W. and D.A. Cruse, Cognitive Linguistics, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

    References:

    1. A. Akmajian, R. A. Demers, A. K. Farmer, R. M. Harnish. Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication. MIT Press, 2001

    2. J.J Gumperz & S.C.Levinson. Rethinking Linguistic Relativity. Cambridge University Press,1996.

    3., R.W. Langacker. Foundations of Cognitive Grammar. Stanford University Press, 1987.

  • Text:

    1. Croft, W. and D.A. Cruse, Cognitive Linguistics, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

  • Course References:

    1. A. Akmajian, R. A. Demers, A. K. Farmer, R. M. Harnish. Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication. MIT Press, 20012. J.J Gumperz & S.C.Levinson. Rethinking Linguistic Relativity. Cambridge University Press,1996.3., R.W. Langacker.- Foundations of Cognitive Grammar. Stanford University Press, 1987.