Feb 28, 2024  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENGL 306 - The Secret Life of Words and Sentences


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 112  or ENGL 192  / HONR 192 .
What is a phoneme? What does the expression “It’s only semantics” really mean? How are words formed? What is stylistics? This course will answer these questions, and others, in its study of the structure of the English language. Designed for those considering careers in teaching, writing, research, the legal professions, and computer programming, the course will explore phonetics, grammar, discourse analysis, and semantics, among other features of the language. Formerly ENGL 404 Structure and Form of English.



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