LING 1002 Introduction to Morphology and Syntax (1)

Pre-requisite: None

Words are composed of smaller units of meaning and function, and the course investigates the linguistic processes by which words are derived. It also focuses on the composition of sentences and on the processes by which sentences of infinite number and complexity can be produced.


Method of Instruction: 2 lectures and 1 tutorial per week

Assessment: 40% in-course assessment, 60% final examination

Basic Reading List

Bergmann, Anouschka, Kathleen Currie Hall and Sharon Miriam Ross, eds. Language Files: Materials for an Introduction to Language and Linguistics. 11th ed. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2011.

More Information

This course and LING 1001 and LING 1005 are pre-requisites for the Minor in Linguistics, and for all Level II Linguistics courses, except for LING 2501 Language, Gender and Sex, and LING 2902 Structure and Usage of French-lexicon Creole 1.

The top Linguistics student in this course plus LING 1001 and LING 1005 is awarded the Departmental Prize for the Most Outstanding Level I Linguistics Student. See Academic Prizes.

Any two of the three Level I courses are pre-requisites for LING 2404 Structure and Meaning in Literary Discourse and LING 2702 Point-of-View and Meaning in Literary Discourse. See also the Dip TESOL.

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