Structure of English
|Course code LING6020||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course examines the sound systems of English (phonetic and phonological) and the syntactic structure of simple and complex English sentences.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate:|
1. an understanding of the basic mechanisms of production and classification of speech sounds;
2. an understanding of the phonological principles of contrast, complementary distribution and free variation;
3. the ability to analyse English clause structures;
4. an understanding of the semantic and functional correlates of particular grammatical structures.
|Content||Topics to be covered include:|
* production, description and classification of English speech sounds
* principles of contrast, complementary distribution and free variation exemplified in the sound patterns of English
* aspects of English sentence structure: review of simple clause structure; subordination (relative clauses, content clauses, comparatives); coordination and apposition; adverbials
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for LING6020|