HomeEasy to StartB Tech Courses III-IVHS 221 Language, Culture and Cognition

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.


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

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