Introduction to Linguistics

Bruce P Hayes

Introduction to Linguistics

Linguistics department

Bruce P Hayes

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Overall 4.1
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Easiness of class 2.6
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Workload 2.4
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Clarity of professor 4.1
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  • Engaging Lectures
  • Useful Textbooks
  • Issues PTEs
  • Tough Tests
  • Gives Extra Credit

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Grades

Fall 2018
24.3%
20.2%
16.2%
12.1%
8.1%
4.0%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Fall 2016
22.1%
18.5%
14.8%
11.1%
7.4%
3.7%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Summer 2016
35.0%
29.2%
23.3%
17.5%
11.7%
5.8%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Fall 2006
31.3%
26.0%
20.8%
15.6%
10.4%
5.2%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

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Reviews

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Feb. 23, 2015 Grade Received: N/A

Prof. Hayes is a very effective and inspiring lecturer. He keeps his website updated and organized(even his personal lecture note in case we need clarification). His assignments are usually clear and full of notes to eliminate any ambiguity.

As a professor he is enthusiastic and charismatic. He also is a highly intelligent scholar who makes sure his every word is loaded with sense and logic. Talking to Prof. Hayes is undoubtedly one of the best professor interaction you can get at ucla - he listens intensively and answers in a well-organized manner, and most of the time with some extra mind-stimulating questions for students to further ponder on.

As far as the class goes - it is a lot of information in a short period of time. You'll find yourself with lots of fun and applicable new ideas at the end of the quarter. That is to say, if you want an easy A, take Ling1 instead; if you want a meaning GE experience and think you might enjoy linguistics, definitely take this class.

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Jan. 5, 2009 Grade Received: N/A

The class was difficult, mostly due to the subject matter and the amount covered. Homework is pretty tough as well and Finals was a killer. But overall, I learned a lot from this class. I find it useful to attend all his lectures since his explanations are pretty clear. Some of his examples get pretty weird but most times it's quite entertaining. Reading his notes made a lot of sense afterwards if you've listened to his lecture.
Grading is fair. He curves the class, so most people end up with a B+ average. Overall a good basic linguistics class especially if you're a Ling major, but if you're just looking for an easy pre-req class, probably not for you.

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Dec. 26, 2008 Grade Received: N/A

his class really wasn't that easy. you actually had to spend time doing the homeworks and studying for the exam. his midterm was really straightforward and about 15 people got over 100% but the final was almost impossible for the 3 hours. if you're looking for an easy A, this really isn't the class.

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  • Engaging Lectures
  • Useful Textbooks
  • Issues PTEs
  • Tough Tests
  • Gives Extra Credit

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