- Code LING6003
- 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
In this course students will become acquainted with the fundamental concepts of syntax and with a wide variety of syntactic structures found in the world's languages and will develop skills in syntactic analysis. Examples will be used from languages from every inhabited continent, and students will learn how to go about analyzing the syntax of an unfamiliar language.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Read descriptive and typologically oriented books and articles about syntax.
- Apply a range of concepts and terms from syntax to data that exemplify them.
- Solve simple problems in grammatical analysis.
- Undertake guided research in the grammatical 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 simple syntactic frameworks for descriptive projects in different kinds of languages
- 2 x Analysis problems 20% each (40% total), comprising 1-2 pages of data calling for 2-4 pages of analysis [LO's 2,3]/
- 1 x Research Report of 2000-2500 words worth 25% [LO's 1,2,3,4,5].
- 400 word plan for Research Report 15% [LO's 4,5].
- 1 x Take-home exam worth 20% [LO's 2,3].
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2.6 contact hours + 7.4 hours of readings, assessment items and tutorial preparation per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The textbook will be specified on Wattle, and additional readings made available there.
No special knowledge and skills beyond the Requisite Statement
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- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4635||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|