LING6021 Language Types and Universals

Dr. Joe Perry

MA Elective course. Sem 2
Tuesday, 3:30 pm – 5:20 pm; Friday 10:30 am – 11:20 am
Venue: RRST-7.58 (Tuesday); RRST9.62 (Friday)

Course Description

This course introduces linguistic typology as an approach to language structure based inductively on investigation of a wide range of languages.  It does not require prior knowledge of many languages, although some knowledge of a language such as German or Japanese is a useful asset.  The course includes applications of typology in the field of language acquisition.

Course Details

Assessment:
100% coursework.

Course Timeslots (2)

FRI
-
(RRST-9.62)

TUE
-
(RRST-7.58)