Module Identifier EL30220  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Dr Winifred V Davies  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Other staff Professor David A 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 TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  60%
Semester Assessment Essay: Essay c. 2,000 words20%
Semester Assessment Seminar Presentation: Group seminar presentation20%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
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.

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.


This module is at CQFW Level 6