- Code LING3107
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Linguistics
- Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Language Studies
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 and the literature applying them, it will also consider in detail the morphology of a small number of languages of different types.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course,
students will have the knowledge and skills to:
2. Demonstrate an understanding of how people use morphological systems in languages to communicate.
3. Use appropriate terminology to describe morphological systems in a range of language types.
4. Carry out in-depth analysis and research applying morphological theory/theories to one or more languages.
5. Engage with literature that applies the morphological theories considered to a range of linguistic phenomena, allowing evaluation of popular beliefs and arguments concerning morphological systems of languages.
Indicative Assessment3 written analyses, 1-2 pages of data calling for 2-4 pages of analysis, (20% each, totaling 60%) [LOs 1, 3]
Research report, 1500 words (20%) [LOs 1-5]
Examination, 2 hours (20%) [LOs 1, 3]
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WorkloadOne 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week for 13 weeks. Students are also expected to undertake a further 7 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
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Prescribed TextsThe textbook and additional readings will be specified on Wattle.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|24 Jul 2017
|31 Jul 2017
|31 Aug 2017
|27 Oct 2017