Course overview and goals

In Ling 200, we investigate the phonology — the patterning of speech sounds — of many different languages. Through class discussion and frequent exercises and problem sets, we work to develop a general theory of phonology that can account for both the similarities and the differences in sound patterns across the languages of the world.

Course objectives are to develop:


Ling 101 (Introduction to Language) or permission of instructor.

Frequently asked questions about phonology at UNC