AXL2301S UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE – MEANING AND STRUCTURE B

AXL2301S UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE – MEANING AND STRUCTURE B

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 6

Course entry requirements: This course is open to students who either (a) have successfully

completed AXL1300F or AXL1301S and AXL2300F or (b) are deemed by Senate, on the

recommendation of the Head of Section, to be equivalently qualified. Students wishing to be

considered for admission to the course under (b) should arrange to see the Head of Section as early

as possible.

Course outline:

The course builds on AXL2300F and further consolidates the work of the first semester, delving

deeper into the study of structural linguistics and sociolinguistics. Topics include more advanced

work in: morphology and syntax; phonetics and phonology; sociolinguistics; and/or semantics. The

discussion will draw on a wide range of languages and linguistic situations, within South Africa, on

the continent and in the world.

Lecture times: 5th period, Tuesday – Wednesday. Lab session Thursday 5th period.

DP requirements: All written work to be handed in. Attendance at lectures, lab sessions and

tutorials as indicated by the department.

Assessment: Continuous assessment (essays, projects, tests, etc.) counts 100%.