An introductory unit in linguistics



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit builds on students’ knowledge and skills in morphological and syntactic analysis and description. Major topics include:

Students apply their knowledge in analysing a variety of language data and, in doing so, develop a theoretical basis for analysis and description.

By the end of the unit students should be able to develop morphological and syntactic hypotheses to allow them to describe and discuss the basic grammatical structure of a language in an appropriately insightful way.

Teaching Strategies

Teaching sessions that include: lectures, discussions, demonstrations, computer workshops and exercises using relevant data from a variety of languages. Tutorial sessions that include: analysing data, discussion of topics covered in teaching sessions and take-home assignments.

Unit offerings

SILA: Semester 1, 2017; Semester 1, 2018; Semester 1, 2019; Semester 1, 2020; Semester 1, 2021, and Semester 1, 2022
Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.