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Structure of Language - LNGS7001

Year - 2018

The fundamental tool for human communication is language. This unit explores the fundamental properties of human language, with examples from languages spoken in every part of the world. We look at the sounds of human language: how the speech organs make them, and how different they can be across languages. We gain a detailed understanding of English consonants and vowels. We investigate the ways in which sounds can convey meanings, through the formation of words and sentences in English and many other languages.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
3x667wd equivalent assignments (30%), 1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x3000wd final essay (50%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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