LING217-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012

Syntax

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
20 Feb 2012 - 24 Jun 2012

Description

This course provides a general introduction to phrase structure and transformational generative grammar. Topics include the general principles of phrase structure, binding theory, X-bar theory of phrase structure, classic transformations, rules of abstract movement of words and phrases relating the underlying structure of sentences to their surface forms including head movement and Wh-movement.

Pre-requisites

LING101 or LING111 or ENGL123 or ENGL112

Restrictions

LING201, LING206, LING211

Lectures
Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday 4:00pm-6:00pm Erskine 446 20 Feb - 1 Apr,
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Thursday 10:00am-11:00am Kirkwood KE06 20 Feb - 1 Apr,
23 Apr - 3 Jun

Course Coordinator

Heidi Quinn

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Syntax Journal 10%
Class Participation 20%
Test 30%
Written Assignment 40%

Textbooks

Required Texts

Carnie, Andrew; Syntax: a generative introduction; 2nd edition; Malden,MA: Blackwell, 2007.

Fees

Domestic fee $619.00

International fee $2,688.00

For further information see School of Languages and Cultures.

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  • LING217-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012