ESP Biography

NEIL BANERJEE, MIT graduate student in Linguistics

Major: Linguistics and Philosophy

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I work on the structure of verbs in Kinyarwanda (a Niger-Congo language from Rwanda) and the meaning of concepts like "must" and "should".

I studied Pure Math and Linguistics at the University of Toronto before coming to MIT.

Outside of school I enjoy playing with dogs, going to the theatre, and listening to jangle pop.

Past Classes

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S12285: How Language Works in HSSP Summer 2018 (Jun. 30, 2018)
This course is an introduction to the field of linguistics, the scientific study of human language. From the analysis of spoken sound to the ways in which we put together words and map meanings to those words, this course gives an overview of the complex mechanisms at work each time you talk.