99年第1學期-0125 英語語言學概論 課程資訊
The course aims to introduce and to acquaint students with current concerns in the study of linguistics. Students will be encouraged to participate in discussion sessions concerning various topics of linguistics such as pragmatics, syntax, semantics, etc. By the end of the course students should be familiar with a range of topics in contemporary linguistics. The course should be seen as a preparatory step for students to explore their interests in the field oflinguistic studies.
Linguistics is a second-year required course. This course provides an introductory overview of linguistics. Its focus is language as a reflection of the structure of the human mind and human society. The following topics are covered: the various levels of grammatical structure as they are treated in linguistic theory (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics); questions of language as a social phenomenon (dialects, language change, language and society, language and gender, etc.); and issues in language acquisition.
Office HourMonay 12:10-14:00 LAN111A
Parker, F., and K. Riley (2010) Linguistics for Non-Linguists (5th Edition) Heights: Allyn and
Other useful introductions:
Fromkin et al. (2007) An Introduction to Language (8th Edition) Forth Worth: Hartcourt Brace.
Radford, A., M. Atkinson, D. Britain, H. Clahsen, and A. Spencer (1999) Linguistics: An
Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.