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Linguistics

Definition

The scientific study of language and its structure, including the study of grammar, syntax, and phonetics

Career description

  • Work as an interpreter;
  • Work as a translator;
  • Be a mediator between a doctor and patient or in a court of law or any other field you will be working in.

Jobs directly related to the qualification

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/what-can-i-do-with-my-degree/linguistics

 

Websites

https://www.ethnologue.com/

http://www.wordspy.com/

http://linguistics.org.za/

People/Organisation

Noam Chomsky, Michael Silverstein, Robert Dixon, John McCarthy

Books

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker

Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in other Languages by Guy Deutscher

Bursary Opportunities

Department of Arts and Culture, CSIR Bursaries, SA Military