20 12, 2017



LING7005 Grammar: Theories and Applications Dr. Olivia Lam MA Core course. Sem 1 Friday, 9:30 am – 12:20 pm Venue: ONLINE Course Description This course offers an in-depth study of recent advances in syntactic research. Theories of language and theories of grammar are first discussed, followed by a consideration of the methods with which syntactic structures and syntactic functions are handled in the major theoretical frameworks. The role of the lexicon in these theories is examined. It is shown how these contemporary theories find applications in areas such as language learning. Course Details Syllabus: N/A Assessment: 100% Coursework Tutorials: N/A

19 12, 2017



LING7004 Phonetics and Phonology Dr. Arthur Thompson MA Core course. Sem 1 Wednesday, 1:30 pm – 4:20 pm Venue: CPD-LG.34 Course Description How do we know someone is speaking a different language? By the sound of it! This course introduces students to study of the sound system of language, both the physical aspects of language sounds (phonetics) and the cognitive properties of language sound systems (phonology). We look at both how sounds are produced in the mouth (articulatory phonetics) and properties of the sound signal (acoustics). We also explore the ways that sounds are organized in languages, to give each language [...]

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