LING101-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)

How Language Works

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course introduces students to the study of the English language, its words, sounds and sentences. It also introduces the conceptual and analytical tools which linguists use to understand how languages are constructed.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.


ENGL123, ENLA101

Course Coordinator

Jonathan Dunn


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Quizzes 20% 10 quizzes, weeks 2-11.
Phonetic transcription 25% Week 7
Morphology analysis 15% Week 10
Syntax tree 20% Week 12
Syntax analysis 20% specific date tbc (mid June)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if less than 1 person applies to enrol.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All LING101 Occurrences

  • LING101-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023
  • LING101-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)