General Linguistics (p) (2013/2014)

Course code
4S01263
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
II semestrino A dal Feb 24, 2014 al Apr 12, 2014.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Classes aim at introducing the analysis of some linguistic phenomena, at the phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic or pragmatic level.

Syllabus

Prerequisites: Basic notions of general linguistics, such as those taught in the classes named “Introduzione allo studio del linguaggio”.

Contenuto del corso: Language as a biological phenomenon.

Bibliography:
A) Attending students:
Class notes. Teaching material made available by the teacher.
B) Not Attending students
1) I capitoli 1, 2, 3, 4 e 7 di: N. Chomsky, Il linguaggio e la mente, Torino, Bollati Boringhieri, 2010 (ed. or. Language and Mind, 3rd ed., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2006).
2) I capitoli 1, 2 e 3 di: G. Graffi, Che cos’è la grammatica generativa, Roma, Carocci, 2008.

N.B.: The texts indicated above are the whole program for students who cannot attend class lectures: they are therefore invited not to contact the teacher for confirmation on this subject. It is also recommended for students who can attend only part of the class lectures to choose the program for not attending students.

Teaching methods: Traditional lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Teaching aids

Documents