LT5510 - Contrastive Studies of Chinese and English Grammar

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
CTL5402, LT5402
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to enable students to compare and contrast the differences between Chinese and English with respect to phonology, morphology and syntax. It shows how these can be accounted for by general principles of linguistic theory and brings them to bear on the acquisition of one language by speakers of the other.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Mid-term quiz: 40%
Final exam: 40%
Assignments: 20%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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