- 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:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the morphological structures of human languages.
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of how people use morphological systems in languages to communicate.
- Use appropriate terminology to describe morphological systems in a range of language types.
- Evaluate the suitability of different morphological frameworks for the morphological phenomena of diverse languages.
- Carry out original research applying morphological theory/theories to one or more languages.
Indicative Assessment3 written analyses, 1-2 pages of data calling for 2-4 pages of analysis (10% each, totaling 30%) [LOs 1,2,3]
500-word plan for research report (10%) [LOs 1-5]
Research report, 2500 words (30%) [LOs 1-5]
Examination, 2 hours (30%) [LOs 1-4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorial.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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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