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 Santiago H•
Apr 01, 2020
If someone out there is wondering what a language is and how a language works, this course is what you have been looking for.
by Sarka B•
Dec 03, 2016
Perfectly prepared course with a capable linguist and his skilled students. We can acquire a nice overview about linguistics.
by maria k•
Mar 03, 2020
This course made me to think more deeply about languages and human. Not only it gave me knowledge in linguistics, but also m
by Huda T•
Jul 09, 2019
it is a fabulous course. I spent interesting time with it. it is more than linguistics. it make you thinking as a linguist.
by Abhiraj G•
Jul 29, 2019
Very interesting course, that is challenging but not impossible. The perfect way for young budding linguists to start.
by Alessio T•
Sep 26, 2016
Entertaining and interesting. Good introduction to the subject with plenty of links and references for further study.
by Haider A•
Jun 24, 2020
I studied the subject because of my interest in the topic and found the course very informative. Very good course!
by Matthew J•
Mar 28, 2020
Structure of the course was wonderful, and the professor and aides were great. Really enjoyed the course, thanks!
by Oliver H•
Jun 30, 2019
Very interesting and easy to follow, though the quizzes are very hard, and the fact that it was free was amazing!
by Mario A L G•
Jun 24, 2016
It is a very good Introduction for those of Us that know nothing of Linguistics. I was very happy to take it.
by Shaun M P•
May 26, 2016
great enthusiasm and thought provoking, I look forward to more linguistics courses from Universiteit Leiden!
by Kian T•
Jun 16, 2020
that was amazing! i really enjoyed this course and i love linguistics more than before. thank you. good job
by Lukasz D•
Jan 22, 2018
It was a pure pleasure to study linguistics in Leiden University. I recommend the course to all and sundry.
by Ron A•
Feb 08, 2020
Fantastic course! very good explanations, mind-opening. discovering new fields, ideas, and methodologies.
by Diana F•
Feb 25, 2020
An interesting course with a good learning environment. I miss already the teacher, and Martin and Inge!
by Akhilesh S•
Aug 09, 2018
This is a wonderful and fun course. A must for anyone interested to know about the study of linguistics.
by bokyeong k•
Aug 17, 2017
Week 3 test was quite complicated, so I spent a lot of time, but it was worthy. Thanks for nice videos.
by Jose C•
Jul 03, 2017
Excepcional. Aprendí muchísimo. Una gran guía al mundo de la lingüística con actividades muy dinámicas.
by Isabelle K•
Apr 11, 2020
Energetic, engaging and thorough presentation of the topic and sub-topics by Professor van Oostendorp.
Mar 08, 2020
The course was so interesting and beneficial.
I can recommend this course to every linguistic beginner!
by Nilay P•
Oct 18, 2020
The lectures were both educational and fun thanks to the professor and his students' Marten and Inge.
by Saleh A•
Sep 08, 2019
It was my 1st course in couesera and it was very helpful course. It taught me a lot about languages.
by Shaoyun H•
Sep 09, 2017
Love this fabulous course! Although sometimes the discussion questions are a bit hard to comprehend.
by Sebastian R B•
Jul 08, 2020
An excellent course for anyone who loves languages and wants to learn more about how do they work.
by Georgina W•
Nov 11, 2019
Full of interesting information. I learned a lot in this course and was challenged by the quizzes.