- 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 Asian Languages, European Languages, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, Language Studies
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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- Read descriptive and typologically oriented literature 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.
- Evaluate the suitability of simple syntactic frameworks for descriptive projects in different kinds of languages.
Indicative Assessment2 x Analysis problems (1-2 pages of data, calling for 2-4 pages of analysis) (15% each for a total of 30%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 3]
Plan for Research Report, 500 words (10%) [Learning Outcomes 4, 5]
Research Report, 2000 words (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
Take-home exam (30%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 12 hours of lectures, 24 hours of tutorial.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4112||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|