Module Identifier EL30220  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Winifred Davies  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Other staff Professor David Trotter  
Pre-Requisite (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 3 in relevant languages., (Normally) At least two linguistic modules at Level 2, in at least two languages (i.e. one in each language) from FR21310, FR22710, GE20420, IT20410.  
Course delivery Lecture   26 lectures / seminars / tutorials  
Assessment Seminar presentation   Group seminar presentation   20%  
  Essay   Essay c. 2,000 words   20%  
  Exam   2 Hours   60%  

Brief description

The study of selected issues in general linguistic theory and comparative linguistics, with reference to the languages in the Department of European Languages.

Learning outcomes

Students will have a detailed command of certain major topics in linguistic theory (e.g. language change) which are of relevance for the study of language in general, not just of one particular language.