Morphology and Semantics


Course Objective

Students are able to analyze morphological and semantical phenomena
and to study the relevant literature independently. They are able to
weaknesses and strengths of the analyses and to report on their findings
a clear and straightforward way.

Course Content

Students learn the basic principles of morphology and semantics of
natural language. They understand the problems and some of the most
suggested solutions. They learn about different semantic theories from
different starting points.

Teaching Methods

There are three meetings of two hours each week. The meetings are
interactive and active student participation is expected. Students give
small presentations on specific topics and we will discuss assignments
and questions on the content of the lectures in class.

Method of Assessment

Assignments and presentations (50%), final exam (50%). To pass, both
should be at least 5, with an minimum average of 5.5.

Entry Requirements

Introduction to Linguistics (first year)

Target Audience

2nd year students in the BA program Communication and Information
Studies (specialisation Language Learning and Language Teaching).

General Information

Course Code L_PABACIW204
Credits 6 EC
Period P5
Course Level 200
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. H.D. van der Vliet
Examiner dr. H.D. van der Vliet
Teaching Staff dr. H.D. van der Vliet

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Seminar, Lecture
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