- 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
In this course, students will develop an advanced understanding of the morphosyntactic structures of human languages, and of the concepts and goals of syntactic analysis to make sense of such structures. Students will gain practical experience in solving syntactic problems, considering data from different 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:
- 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
- Understand how people use morphosyntactic systems in languages to communicate
- Use basic tools of modern approaches to morphosyntax to analyse certain grammatical structures of English and a range of other languages.
- Carry out research applying relevant theoretical approaches to the analysis of morphosyntactic structures of a language or languages.
- 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 (20%) [Learning Outcome 5]
Research essay, 2000 words (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 3 contact hours per week
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|
|9227||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|