General Linguistics (M) (2013/2014)

Course code
4S02265
Name of lecturer
Giorgio Graffi
Coordinator
Giorgio Graffi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestrino A, I semestrino B

Lesson timetable

I semestrino A
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
I semestrino B
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at deepening some basic topics of theoretical linguistics (nature of human language, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics), also seen in a historical perspective

Syllabus

Prerequisites: Basic concepts of general linguistics, e.g. those given in the course “Introduzione allo studio del linguaggio”. Who has not attended this course can consult the handbook by G. Graffi & S. Scalise, Le lingue e il linguaggio, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2013, especially chapters 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7.

Content of course: The complex sentences: subordination and coordination.

Bibliography:
1) A. Colombo, La coordinazione, Roma, Carocci, 2012
2) M. Prandi, L’analisi del periodo, Roma, Carocci, 2013
The texts mentioned above constitute the examination program for both attending and non-attending students.

Teaching methods: Traditional lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Teaching aids

Documents