Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature


Welcome to the website of the Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature.

The former departments of French and Spanish, Linguistics, and Literatures in English were amalgamated to form a single
department, the Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature, in 1996. The Department presently comprises programmes in Linguistics, Literatures in English, and Modern Languages. Read more »

The following courses will be offered in Semester 1, 2017-2018

COMS1101-  Intro to Human Communication 1
COMS 2901- Communication Theory
LING 1001- Intro to Phonetics and Phonology
LING 1005- Introduction to Language
LING1310 - Introduction to Dictionaries
LING 2001- Phonology
LING 2004 -Semantics
LING2101- Language Acquisition
LING 3005- Study of Caribbean Words
LING 3103 - The Teaching of English
LING 3201- Caribbean Dialectology


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 Foundation Language Programme  MPhil Degree Requirements
 Linguistics Programme  PhD Degree Requirements
 Literatures in English Programme  Interdisciplinary MA in Caribbean Studies
 Modern Languages Programme  Linguistics
 Brazilian Studies  Guidelines for Seminars (PDF)
 Student Resources  Programme Regulations and Syllabuses
 Registration Aides (Track your courses)  
Study Guides - Linguistics (PDFs)
                        Plagiarism Statements (PDFs)
Publications What's on in the Department 

Centre for Caribbean Lexicography

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Student Organisation:    
 The Cave Hill Theatre Workshop

Faculty of Humanities and Education
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