- Code LING6007
- 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
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.
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:
- read books and articles about morphology in a variety of theoretical frameworks
- apply a range of concept and terms from morphology to data that exemplify them
- solve simple problems in morphological analysis
- 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
- evaluate the suitability of different morphological frameworks for the morphological phenomena of diverse languages
3 analytical assignments (15% each, totalling 45%; 1-2 pages of data calling for 2-4 pages of analysis) [LOs 2,3]
400 word plan for research report (5%) [LOs 5,4]
2,500 word research report (30%) [LOs 1,2,4,5]
Final examination (20%) [LOs 2,3]
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2.6 contact hours + 7.4 readings, assessment items and tutorial preparation per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
The textbook will be specified on Wattle, and additional readings made available there.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9864||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|