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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week. There will be no tutorials in the first and last weeks of semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Some prior study in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics is desirable, e.g. a first year LING subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Lesley Fiona Stirling
Assoc Prof Lesley Stirling
|Subject Overview:||This subject is an introduction to basic concepts and methods of syntactic analysis and description. Emphasis is on practical analysis and description of a wide range of phenomena from a variety of languages. Students should become familiar with topics such as constituent structure; syntactic categories; grammatical functions (interface with morphology); thematic relations (interface with semantics); word order; multi-clausal constructions, including complement clauses, relative clauses and clause linking; and unbounded dependencies.|
|Assessment:||Practical assignment problems totalling 2000 words 50% (due throughout the semester) and a take-home examination of 2000 words 50% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A package of readings prepared by the Department. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 175-211/311. Students who have completed 175-211 or 175-311 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
English Language Studies |
English Language Studies Major
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
Linguistics && Applied Linguistics Major
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