General Linguistics (p) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S01263
Name of lecturer
Chiara Melloni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Primo semestre dal Sep 29, 2008 al Jan 17, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide an analysis of the lexicon, intended as a specific component of human language.

Syllabus

Prerequisites: Having attended the course of “Introduzione allo studio del linguaggio”.

Content of the course: The course will consist in a structured analysis of the lexicon, with special attention to its morphological and semantic dimensions. In particular, the course will be focused on the internal organization and functioning of the lexical component, on the modalities of association of concepts and words, and on the dynamic nature of lexical meaning.

teaching methods: Lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test (multiple choice and open-ended questions) followed by oral examination.