- Code LING2003
- 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 morphology, and will learn about a wide variety of sentence and word structures found across the world's languages. They will develop skills in syntactic analysis, applying them to a variety of languages, including languages unfamiliar to them.
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 and evaluate a range of literature about word and sentence structure;
- apply concepts and terms from syntax and morphology to data that exemplify them;
- solve simple problems in grammatical analysis;
- undertake guided research in the grammatical structure of languages of different types; and
- evaluate the suitability of simple morphosyntactic frameworks for descriptive projects in different kinds of languages.
Indicative AssessmentAnalysis problems (1-2 pages of data requiring 4 pages of analysis) x 2 (20% each for a total of 40%) Learning outcomes 2, 3
Research Report, 1500 words (30%) Learning Outcomes 1-5
Take-home exam, 1000 words (30%) Learning outcomes 2, 3
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 12 hours of lectures, 24 hours of tutorial and tutorial-like activities; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The textbook will be specified on Wattle, and additional readings made available there.
No special knowledge and skills beyond the Requisite Statement
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