AXL3301S Lingusitics IIIB

30 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7

Convener: Dr M Brenzinger

Course entry requirements: This course is open to students who either (a) have successfully completed AXL3300F 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:

This course introduces more advanced work in selected areas of linguistics.  These may include topics such as: (i) syntax B (with an emphasis on the interfaces), (ii) second language acquisition (with an emphasis on psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic approaches), (iii) field methods for African language study (with an emphasis on practical methods), and (iv) linguistic landscapes.

Lecture times: 8th period, Monday – Friday.

DP requirements: All written work to be handed in and at least 75% attendance at classes.

Assessment: Four essays or other written assignments set during the semester count 12½% each (50%); one three-hour examination in October/November counts 50% of the final mark.