ESP Biography

YULOU ZHOU, a linguist who also teaches Chinese and English

Major: Linguistics, Computer Science

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Yulou is a junior studying computer science and linguistics, with concentrations in historical linguistics and natural language processing.

Past Classes

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S6735: Why is English so weird? in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
Why is English pronunciation so complicated? This course is a introduction to historical linguistics. We will first look into the phonetically-inconsistent spellings of the modern English language, and trace back to Middle English to find its roots, from Norman Conquest, the great vowel shift, to caught-cot merger.