All languages can be used to build meanings of roughly equivalent complexity, but they often do this in very different ways. This core unit focuses on morphology and syntax, exploring the nature of these aspects of language, and showing how they are related to other aspects of language such as discourse and the lexicon.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
5x500wd problem sets (50%), 1x2hr problem-based exam (40%), participation (10%)
12 Junior credit points in Linguistics