University of Calgary

LING 455 - Typology - Winter 2016

Study of the unity and diversity of the world's languages. How do the grammars of individual languages differ from each other, and in what ways are they all alike? Which characteristics are common across languages, and which are rare? An overview of the methodology and main results of typological research. Students work with data from unfamiliar languages.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Linguistics 201 and 301.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2017.
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