General Linguistics (p) (2016/2017)

Course code
4S01263
Name of lecturer
Federico Giusfredi
Coordinator
Federico Giusfredi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni) dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 12, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni)
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  
Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the students of the BA in "Lettere" with a deeper understanding of the structure of the human language, emphasizing the topics of phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax.

Syllabus

The course will be dedicated to the study of the structure of human language, emphasizing the topics of phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax. The compulsory didactic materials for the students who attend the lessons are:

1) Selected chapters from one of the following books:
- GIORGIO GRAFFI, SERGIO SCALISE, Le lingue e il linguaggio Introduzione alla linguistica (third edition), Il Mulino, 2013. Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5 e 7
- GIOVANNI GOBBER, MORENO MORANI, Linguistica Generale (second edition), McGraw Hill, 2014. Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 e 6

2) Handouts of the lessons, also available on the e-learning platform.

Students who do not attend the lessons will need to ask the teacher for additional materials.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017