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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Graduate Program

Teaching Requirement

All students are expected to serve as Teaching Assistants during two semesters of their residence, for their own professional development as well as the good of the Department. Normally, students are TA's for 24.900, Introduction to Linguistics (a heavily enrolled multi-section introduction to linguistics for undergraduates). Responsibilities of TA's in 24.900 include the following: (a) attending lectures given by the instructor in charge, (b) taking charge of a one hour per week small-group discussion section, (c) correcting assignments of students in the discussion group and (d) meeting with students for extra assistance during office hours.