Introduction to Linguistics LT (i) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S02162
Credits
12
Coordinator
Giorgio Graffi
Other available courses
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Lezioni 10 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS Primo semestre Paola Cotticelli
Giorgio Graffi
Esercitazioni 2 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS Primo semestre Chiara Melloni

Learning outcomes

The goal of this course is to have the student acquainted with some basic notions concerning several aspects of human language

Syllabus

Module: Lezioni
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Basic notions of synchronic and diachronic linguistics: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics (prof. Graffi); historical and typological linguistics, sociolinguistics, lexicology (prof. Cotticelli).

Teaching methods: Traditional lectures


Module: Esercitazioni
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Exercise classes on the above basic notions of synchronic and diachronic linguistics: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, historical and typological linguistics, sociolinguistics, lexicology

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination, preceded by a written test (formed by a short phonetic dictation, a multiple choice test and open answers test).