Study of Language G (11384.1)
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UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Eleni PETRAKI (Ph: +61 2 62015219 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 1 DR Eleni PETRAKI (Ph: +61 2 62015219 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit's purpose is to raise students' awareness of the nature of language as a system. The unit introduces the major areas and fundamental concepts of modern linguistics. It covers such topics as the sound system and sound patterns (phonetics and phonology), the internal structure of words (morphology) and the rules of sentence structure (syntax). It is concerned with both the nature of language (i.e. what is common to all languages), as well as the characteristics of other languages. Examples are drawn from a variety of languages, but the focus is on English.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe language as a system;
2. Recognise key concepts in linguistics;
3. Identify and explain linguistic structures such as sounds and sound patterns, word and phrasal categories and rules of syntax; and
4. Apply knowledge of linguistics to language teaching and learning.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2020
- Semester 1, 2019
Up to 3 hours of on campus delivery per week - details to be advised.
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