- What is the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis?
- What is Language? (handout: chapter 2 from “Introduction to Linguistics” by Jean Aitchison).
- Answer the 5 questions to the chapter “What is Language?”
- Your mother asks you, “What did you study today in Research in English?” What will you tell her? Explain to her in easy language (in Japanese). Then post this as a comment on the class blog or send as an email to me.
- Prepare a paragraph from chapter 2 of “The Mother Tongue”.