- Code LING3107
- 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, Computer Science, Asia Pacific Studies, Language Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
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 and the literature applying them, 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 understanding of the morphological structures of human languages.
- Demonstrate an 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
Indicative Assessment3 written analyses, 1-2 pages of data calling for 2-4 pages of analysis, (15% each, totaling 45%) [LOs 1,2,3]
Research report, 1500 words (25%) [LOs 1-4]
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 over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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Prescribed TextsThe textbook and additional readings will be specified on Wattle.
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