Course Title : Introduction to Linguistics
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
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Seminar
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Lab
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Credits ECTS
ELL 104-1 A 2 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description This is an introduction to theory and methodology of Linguistics, which is considered to be the scientific study of language. Students will gain knowledge about different branches of Linguistics such as – Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax and Semantics. This will be achieved by exploring the most complex nature of human language from social and biological point of view. We will consider language as an element of human knowledge and will develop required information to understand and analyze language.
Objectives Scientific view of human language. Language will be considered as a system of structure form and understanding. Biological, psychological, cultural and social aspects will be also taken into consideration. Connections between language and education will be also analyzed.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Introduction to the course
2What is language
3Brain and language
4Morphology, the words of langauge
5Syntax, the sentence of language
6The meaning of language
7Phonetics, the sound of language
8Midterm Exam
9Phonolgy
10Lannguage Acquisition
11Language Processing
12language in Society
13Language change
14Language writing
15Revising & discussion
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work -
Computer Usage -
Other -
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will analyze theoretical and experimental models in Linguistics
2Students will appreciate relationship between linguistics data and theories of Language Learning.
3Students will develop knowledge to study Linguistics, analysis of discourse, or other similar problems in an advanced level
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects00
Term Projects120
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 155
Midterms 11515
Final examination 11515
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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