LT2201 - Introduction to Linguistics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

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

This course aims to:
• introduce the field of linguistics as the scientific study of language;
• familiarize students with the interesting issues related to language and language use;
• enable students to acquire the forms, functions and meanings of language in general;
• enable them to discover and analyse language data in real life situation.

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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