Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 730

Discourse and Grammar


Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for LINGUIST 730.

Description

The relationship between grammar and language use in naturally occurring written and spoken language, first in discourse-functional grammar, where analysis focuses on the discourse functions of particular grammatical structures; and secondly in interactional grammar, which investigates the syntax of conversational language, in order to develop a new understanding of the nature of syntax, as shaped by the pressures of interaction.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Fay Wouk

Points

LINGUIST 730: 15.0 points


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