• 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.

Learning Outcomes

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:
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the morphological structures of human languages.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of how people use morphological systems in languages to communicate.
    3. Use appropriate terminology to describe morphological systems in a range of language types.
    4. Evaluate the suitability of different morphological frameworks for the morphological phenomena of diverse languages

    Indicative Assessment

    3 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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    Workload

    130 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.

    Requisite and Incompatibility

    To enrol in this course you must have completed LING2003 or LING2020. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed LING2007 or LING6007.

    Prescribed Texts

    The textbook and additional readings will be specified on Wattle.

    Majors

    Minors

    Fees

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    Student Contribution Band:
    1
    Unit value:
    6 units

    If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

    Units EFTSL
    6.00 0.12500
    Domestic fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2018 $2820
    International fee paying students
    Year Fee
    2018 $4320
    Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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