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LNGS4114: Structure in Language

Structure in Language: from Foundations to Cutting Edge' will focus on paired readings (one reaching back to the foundations of the discipline, the other one looking forward from the frontiers of current understandings). These will relate to structure in language (at all levels, from sound to morphosyntax to discourse), including but not limited to empirical, analytical, theoretical, applied, methodological, and epistemological issues, at an advanced level.

Code LNGS4114
Academic unit Linguistics
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. critically analyse advanced theoretical and empirical research reports in the discipline of linguistics and identify essential issues for discussion and evaluation in relation to language structure
  • LO2. formulate, design, and present public communications of research issues and outcomes in linguistics, in relation to language structure, for specialist and general audiences
  • LO3. conduct and/or review research projects at an advanced level and articulate an extended argument in defense of specific claims, in relation to language structure, with an awareness and capacity to argue critically and with attention to competing arguments.

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