Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ENG                                     Course Number: 228                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Language
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course provides an overview of language analysis and general linguistics, leading to an understanding of how language in the legal process applies these principles. The course discusses the formal properties of language, bilingualism, gender and language use, language and culture, and linguistic issues within the criminal justice system. Students will learn how to use the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to transcribe speech and discuss accents and dialects.

Prerequisite: ENG 201
  • This course is crosslisted as:   ANT 228
Start Date:    06/30/2013                         End Date: