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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.
This course introduces grammatical structures in syntax (phrases, clauses, and sentences). This typeof structure is an essential part of how languages encode meaning. The goal of the course is tounderstand both the range of structures that are found in language and how they are used to expressmeaning. The course introduces different empirical methods for uncovering grammatical structure:introspection, corpus data, and psycholinguistic experiments.
Through their experiences with this course, students will be able to: Describe syntactic patterns in language data Apply methods of syntactic analysis to samples of real-world language use Identify and categorize syntactic structures using evidence-based methods Formulate an original linguistic analysis of an extended discourse Defend their original analysis using evidence-based methods
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
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $844.00
International fee $3,950.00
* 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