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General Linguistics (12 points)


Leader: Dr Keith Allan

Clayton First semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Introduction to the basic concepts of language and procedures in linguistic analysis. The representation of sound in language (phonetics); the organisation of sounds in languages (phonology); the structure of words (morphology); the organisation of words in sentences (syntax); meaning (semantics); language change (historical linguistics) and the function of language in use (pragmatics).

Assessment: 2 take-home assignments (2500 words each): 50% + Take-home test (5000 words equivalent): 50%

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