Introduction to Linguistics LT (i) (2010/2011)

Course code
4S02162
Name of lecturer
Giorgio Graffi
Coordinator
Giorgio Graffi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
12
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Primo semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 22, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

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

Syllabus

Programme: Basic notions of synchronic and diachronic linguistics: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, historical and typological linguistics, sociolinguistics, lexicology. Exercise classes on the above mentioned issues.

Teaching methods: Traditional lectures and exercise classes

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).