- Code LING3126
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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, Language Studies
This course considers how to carry out morphosyntactic analysis, that is, the analysis of how languages form phrases, clauses and sentences. Students are introduced to different theoretical approaches, and apply them to typologically diverse languages.
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:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the morphosyntactic structures of human languages through applying linguistic theories to solve problems encountered in linguistic data from a range of languages
2. Understand how people use morphosyntactic systems in languages to communicate
3. Use basic tools of modern approaches to morphosyntax to analyse certain grammatical structures of English and a range of other languages.
4. Carry out research applying relevant theoretical approaches to the analysis of morphosyntactic structures of a language or languages.
5. Engage with literature that applies syntactic theory to a range of linguistic phenomena, allowing evaluation of popular beliefs and arguments concerning the morphosyntax of languages.
Indicative AssessmentFour analysis tasks, 400 words each (10% each, total 40%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2,3]
Critical Summary, 1000 words (10%) [Learning Outcome 5]
Research essay, 2000-2500 words (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
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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 TextsPrescribed texts and readings will be posted on Wattle.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9739||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|