The Department of Linguistics is widely known for its collegial atmosphere, highly engaged students and faculty, and excellent teaching and research. To get a sense of our departmental life and what people have been up to recently, visit our departmental blog, or like us on our Facebook page.
- Theoretical linguistics (generative grammar: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics)
- Language variation (sociolinguistics, dialectology, language variation, language change)
- Psycholinguistics (comprehension and production, language acquisition, both in relation to linguistic theory)
The Grading Policy for the Department of Linguistics can be found here.
Additional information about research in the department can be found on the webpages of individual faculty members. Students seeking information are welcome to write to the Graduate Coordinator, Professor Sali Tagliamonte (Sidney Smith Hall, room 4077; e-mail gradlin AT chass DOT utoronto DOT ca; tel 416-946-8024).
Note that we do not offer a specialization in applied linguistics. If you are interested in applied linguistics and language teaching, you might consider the program in Second Language Education in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning.