LING2050 – Grammatical Description (Core)

Dr. Cathryn Donohue

Introductory Course. Sem 1, 6 credits

Course Description

This course aims at giving the student a comprehensive introduction to basic concepts used in the description of morphology and syntax, independent of any model of grammar. Exercises accompany the topics introduced. Example analyses are drawn from various languages. The following topics in morphology and syntax will be covered: words, morphemes and morphs, word classes, immediate constituents, phrase structure, functional relations, and sentence structure.

Course materials will be provided by the lecturer.

Pre-requisite
LING1000

Course Details

Syllabus:

Assessment:
100% coursework

Tutorials:

Textbook:
Maggie Tallerman. 2011. Understanding Syntax (3rd edition). London: Hodder

Course Timeslots (1)

TUE
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CPD-3.28