LT2229 - Fundamentals of Linguistics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
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Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24

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

This course aims to  
  • introduce students to the basic concepts of phonetics, phonology, morphology syntax, semantics, and other core areas of linguistics;
  • enable students to analyse language data and discover and formulate rules that are observationally, descriptively and explanatorily adequate; 
  • lay the foundation for students to study more advanced linguistics courses.

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

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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