LING217-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)

Grammatical structure

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


This course introduces grammatical structures ranging from clauses to sentences to paragraphs. These layers of structure are essential parts of how languages encode meaning. The goal of the course is to understand both the range of syntactic structures that are found in language as well as the ways in which these structures express meaning.

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.


Any 15 points at any level from LING.


LING201, LING206, LING211

Course Coordinator

Jonathan Dunn

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.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All LING217 Occurrences

  • LING217-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023
  • LING217-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)