• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Linguistics
  • Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr I Arka
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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The course will investigate how word structure is organised in languages, and the major methodological approaches that have been used to study it.  In addition to examining the major concepts in modern morphological theory, it will also consider in detail the morphology of a small number of languages of different types.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. read books and articles about morphology in a variety of theoretical frameworks
  2. apply a range of concept and terms from morphology to data that exemplify them
  3. solve simple problems in morphological analysis
  4. undertake guided but original research in the morphological structure of languages of different types, for example as in field methods courses on unfamiliar languages, or to support the teaching of more familiar ones

Indicative Assessment

3 analytical assignments (60%) 1-2 pages of data calling for 2-4 pages of analysis [LOs 2,3]

1,500 word research report (20%) [LOs 1,2,4]

2 hour final examination (20%) [LOs 2,3]

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Workload

2.6 contact hours + 7.4 readings, assessment items and tutorial preparation per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed LING2003. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course

Prescribed Texts

The textbook will be specified on Wattle, and additional readings made available there.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3310 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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