Linguistic Puzzles 101: Code-Breaking and Language Patterns (Flex, Age 13-18)
Helen J, PhD
Challenge yourself to solve puzzles in languages you don't know! This class can be an introduction to linguistics olympiad, or for learners who love code-breaking. Learners solve two puzzles per week. #builder
US Grade 8 - 11
This Flex class presents two puzzles each week, using linguistic data from real languages! If you like sitting down with a math or logic puzzle, and you're curious about other languages, you may like linguistic problem-solving. You won't find answers to these puzzles on the internet, and even Google Translate won't provide solutions. You'll need to exercise brainpower to recognize patterns and develop a strategy for solving each puzzle. After solving 8 different puzzles (each week has a...
- Application of critical thinking to data sets - Practice identifying and describing patterns, as well as making predictions Students will also be exposed to - world languages (both commonly known languages and some less common languages) - diversity in the world's languages and different linguistic structures - a brief introduction to linguistic concepts (phonology, syntax, morphology, writing systems, number systems) Some students who take this course are merely curious about languages; some are hoping to join a linguistics olympiad team in high school; and others really love to solve math puzzles and logic puzzles.
Meet the teacher
**Here's a full list of my classes: https://outschool.com/teachers/Dr-Helen-J Hello! My students call me Ms. Helen and I pride myself on offering classes that are great learning experiences. This includes some unique content for teens and tweens:...
$15weekly or $60 for 4 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(11)
Completed by 57 learners
No live video meetings