Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 100

Introduction to Linguistics


Description

An introduction to the main areas of linguistics: the production and function of sounds in language (phonetics and phonology), word structure and word formation (morphology), the principles of grammar through a study of sentence structure (syntax) and various aspects of meaning (semantics). The course is a self-contained introduction and assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics or language study.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Helen Charters
Lecturer(s) Dr Helen Charters

Reading/Texts

EITHER
Kuiper, Koenraad and W.Scott Allan, An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence, 3rd ed. (Palgrave Macmillan)

OR
Fromkin, Victoria, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams, An Introduction to Language, 9th International Edition (Wadsworth Cengage Learning)

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

LINGUIST 100: 15.0 points

Restrictions

175.106, LINGUIST 103


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