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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit, students are introduced to the theory of language universals, and continue to develop their understanding of the theory of linguistic typology and to apply its methodology. At the end of this course, students will be able to apply knowledge of typology and universals in describing the grammar of a particular language, in describing the types of marking found cross-linguistically in a particular functional domain, or in doing comparative reconstruction.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdam Schembri

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed one subjects from: LIN2LAN or LIN3SYN. Also must have passed LIN2PHP. All other students require coordinators approval.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroductory PhonologyPrescribedHayes, B. (2009)WILEY-BLACKWELL

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