Module/Course Description

Course Title: Introduction to Linguistics I

Course Code: UU-LIN-1121-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

This foundation course in linguistics aims to provide students with a general overview of what language is all about and introduce them to main issues that concern linguistsand language teachers.

Module Aims:

The aim of this module is to Introduce students to the founding principles of linguistics as a science, encourage reflection on language issues in general and enable students to use linguistics as a reflective tool for their language studies.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
• identify and explain fundamental terms and concepts in linguistics
• show evidence of understanding the nature of language,
• identify and explain language phenomena that concern linguists and languageteachers,
• analyse data in morphology, syntax and phonetics provided in a form of shortexercises,
• demonstrate a basic awareness of the diverse scope of linguistics.

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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