Indo-European Linguistics (p) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S01236
Name of lecturer
Paola Cotticelli
Coordinator
Paola Cotticelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IB dal Nov 16, 2015 al Jan 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM practice session Lecture Hall 1.3  
Tuesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Wednesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  

Learning outcomes

Linguistics is dealing with a diachronic and synchronic perspective of the study of the human language, i.e. with the language phenomena and their changes through the time. The course shows some concepts such as linguistic sign, linguistic system, writing systems, further language family and reconstruction of the mother tongue, linguistic change presented through the description of the formation of some morphological and syntactical structures of the different Indo-European languages.

Syllabus

The course shows some concepts such as linguistic sign,
linguistic system,
writing systems,
further language family and
reconstruction of the mother tongue, linguistic change presented through the description of the formation of some morphological and syntactical structures in selected Indo-European languages.

References:

1) Banfi, E. / Grandi, N. (2002), Lingue d'Europa. Elementi di storia e di tipologia linguistica, Roma, Carocci.
2) Grandi, N. (2003), Fondamenti di tipologia linguistica, Roma, Carocci. -
3) Dispense della docente reperibili in rete sulla piattaforma e-learning e

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination, preceded by the presentation of a paper about a word etymology.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016