23 sept. 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.
10 mars 2021
The course was well-organised and very interesting. It covered the different aspects of linguistics wonderfully and prompted me to delve further into specific fields of linguistics such as phonetics.
par Irene A•
23 févr. 2017
A great course for those who are interested in the subject and want to take a general first look into linguistics. I really enjoyed it.
par Fadi G•
24 août 2020
The Discussions and resources were very informative and the quizzes at all levels were challenging but at the end rewarding thank you
par Benjamin K•
3 mars 2017
Covers a wide range of topics and goes quite in-depth given time constraints. The professor is clearly passionate about the subject.
par Arielle A•
30 mars 2020
Very educational and challenging course. I was pleased to see the explanation and use of Sign language brought up during the course.
par Gianluca B•
19 juin 2020
Muy buen curso, me gustaron las variedades de idiomas para comparar. muchas gracias a Coursera y la universidad por lo oportunidad!
par Navarro S M•
14 mars 2020
It was fantastic, challenging and brought me refreshing theoretical inputs to add to my knowledge on the area. Thank you very much.
par Marcela C•
18 août 2019
Fantastic. I didn’t know anything about linguistics and now I know basic concepts and have many extra books to read and learn more.
par Bertille M•
11 févr. 2017
Excellent MOOC! Prof. van Oostendorp has done a wonderful job, asking students and colleagues to intervene. Extremely interesting!
1 nov. 2018
Prof. van Oostendorp is an excellent and motivational teacher. I feel like a got a real introduction to the field of linguistics!
par Guaraciara A d S S•
8 mai 2018
It is a very interesting course. The method is so easy and deep ate same time and it makes us think about our human condiction.
par Santiago H•
1 avr. 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.
par Sarka B•
3 déc. 2016
Perfectly prepared course with a capable linguist and his skilled students. We can acquire a nice overview about linguistics.
par maria k•
2 mars 2020
This course made me to think more deeply about languages and human. Not only it gave me knowledge in linguistics, but also m
par Huda T•
9 juil. 2019
it is a fabulous course. I spent interesting time with it. it is more than linguistics. it make you thinking as a linguist.
par Jade O•
10 févr. 2022
This course was a great introduction to linguistics. I learned many concepts, as well as the names for different concepts.
par Abhiraj G•
29 juil. 2019
Very interesting course, that is challenging but not impossible. The perfect way for young budding linguists to start.
par Alessio T•
26 sept. 2016
Entertaining and interesting. Good introduction to the subject with plenty of links and references for further study.
par haidera e•
24 juin 2020
I studied the subject because of my interest in the topic and found the course very informative. Very good course!
par Matthew J•
27 mars 2020
Structure of the course was wonderful, and the professor and aides were great. Really enjoyed the course, thanks!
par Oliver H•
30 juin 2019
Very interesting and easy to follow, though the quizzes are very hard, and the fact that it was free was amazing!
par Mario A L G•
24 juin 2016
It is a very good Introduction for those of Us that know nothing of Linguistics. I was very happy to take it.
par Shaun M P•
25 mai 2016
great enthusiasm and thought provoking, I look forward to more linguistics courses from Universiteit Leiden!
par Kian T•
16 juin 2020
that was amazing! i really enjoyed this course and i love linguistics more than before. thank you. good job
par Lukasz D•
22 janv. 2018
It was a pure pleasure to study linguistics in Leiden University. I recommend the course to all and sundry.
par Farid A•
24 août 2021
Amazing introductory course to lingustics, got me really interested in the subject and I learned so much!