Sep 24, 2017
Extremely informational, well presented, with questions that stimulate reflection. The optional reading material is food for thought. I hope to see more courses from the same professor and University.
Jan 03, 2017
Excellent! Really enjoyed and learnt a lot. I did not expect such a great content and professionalism in a free course. I am definitely purchasing for the title.\n\nThanks to all the team! Great job!
by Kevin T•
Jul 03, 2018
Thanks Prof. Marc van Oostendorp, whose introduction of human language is really intriguing and insightful. Looking forward the more advanced courses from him.
by Sarah E•
Apr 28, 2020
Absolutely loved this course. It give me a great insight into linguistics and showed me that this would be something I might be interested in taking further.
by Nikita P•
Sep 24, 2017
Very good course for those who have not studied linguistics before. The professor gives a good overview of it and excites you with his passion to the topic.
by Elizabeth H B•
May 01, 2020
This was a great experience!! The content is amazing: all the videos and readings are super easy to understand and learnd from. I trully enjoy this course.
by Valeriya T•
Apr 12, 2020
Great review course. This will help to understand what linguistics is doing as a science. It will also help to understand the main subjects of linguistics.
by Stefan Y G•
Sep 15, 2017
This is a wonderful course for entry level linguistics knowledge. Whatever your background is, it will fit you and give you great insight into linguistics.
by Michael C•
Jul 21, 2017
The course presents very interesting subject matter, and the professor and his assistants do this in a very enthusiastic, energetic and interesting manner.
by Larine F A•
Jun 20, 2017
Taking this course made me realize how amazing the study of Linguistics is. I really enjoyed watching the classes and interacting with my peers and tutors.
by Hope A•
Jun 11, 2020
I really enjoyed this MOOC as it was interactive and really improved my knowledge of linguistics. It was difficult at times, but well worth it at the end!
by Yerang K•
Jul 09, 2016
Very motivating lecturer and really satisfying contents!
I am so satisfied with the courese metarial including the module itself and the reading matarials
by Viktorija B•
Mar 23, 2020
This is a wonderfully structured, informative, and entertaining course, excellent both for beginners and for people who have already dabbled in language.
by Ángel M•
Oct 03, 2019
A great and complete introduction to the exciting world of linguistics, with emphasis on language diversity and endangered languages. Highly recommended.
by Silvia T•
Jun 04, 2020
I loved the contents and the way such complex topics were explained. I am linguist and this mooc gave me a wider view on how to write my phd proposal.
by Fran R H•
Nov 14, 2016
Me encantó el curso. Recordé muchas cosas y aprendí otras tantas. La interfaz fue muy amigable y los expositores muy agradables. Lo recomiendo al 100%
by Jacqueline A Á V•
Nov 16, 2019
Me gusto mucho el curso, me ayuda a seguir revitalizando el idioma Kunza de mi pueblo indígena Lickanantay, agradezco los conocimientos entregados.
Sep 07, 2018
This course is so fun and informative, and I was actually sad when it ended. Oostendorp is a fantastic professor and I highly recommend his course.
by Malkat H•
Nov 29, 2017
The course is very interesting and well presented. Professor is very helpful and not boring at all. I look forward to any next course by Leiden Uni
by Myriam N•
Jun 14, 2020
This course was very interesting and talked about many topics related to Linguistics. It's perfect for people that don't know anything about it !
by Jorge F•
Jul 14, 2019
I totally recommend this course. It was academically rigorous and fun at the same time. Thank you for the opportunity of being part of this mooc.
Jul 26, 2016
I very much liked the professor, he has a contagious energy and is entertaining to hear and watch. Overall an excellent course, learned a lot
by Wee K N•
Jan 29, 2020
The videos are clear and informative. The recommended reading materials are interesting and relevant. The informants' video are interesting.
by Hanna P•
Aug 08, 2016
without any doubt the best course among those I have studied or tried out on and beyond coursera. a huge thanks to the whole team behind it!
by Fernanda M P•
Jan 27, 2018
The course was excellent. I could review some of the main concepts of Linguistic through very well designed lessons and fruitful material.
by Kasmin F•
Mar 04, 2017
Immensely enlightening. I'd recommend this course to anyone who loves languages and wants to explore the fascinating world of linguistics