AXL3300F LANGUAGE: THEORETICAL AND APPLIED PERSPECTIVES A

AXL3300F LANGUAGE: THEORETICAL AND APPLIED PERSPECTIVES A

30 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7

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

completed AXL2300F and AXL2301S, or (b) successfully completed the now discontinued

LIN200W, or (c) 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 (c)

should arrange to see the Head of Section as early as possible.

Course outline:

This course introduces more advanced work in three selected areas of linguistics. The topics cover

structural/ formal linguistics, as well as sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology. The particular

focus of the course is on the interplay between theory and application, thus also introducing students

to the field of (critical) applied language studies and consolidating the work covered in first and

second year. 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: 8th period, Monday – Tuesday. Lab session Wednesday 8th period.

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

tutorials as indicated by the department.

AXL3300F LANGUAGE: THEORETICAL AND APPLIED PERSPECTIVES A

30 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7

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

completed AXL2300F and AXL2301S, or (b) successfully completed the now discontinued

LIN200W, or (c) 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 (c)

should arrange to see the Head of Section as early as possible.

Course outline:

This course introduces more advanced work in three selected areas of linguistics. The topics cover

structural/ formal linguistics, as well as sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology. The particular

focus of the course is on the interplay between theory and application, thus also introducing students

to the field of (critical) applied language studies and consolidating the work covered in first and

second year. 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: 8th period, Monday – Tuesday. Lab session Wednesday 8th 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%.