LOGO6112 - Linguistics


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024

Course content

The students on the program have not necessarily studied linguistic theory before. This course provides a general introduction to linguistic terms and analysis tools within e.g. phonology, syntax, morphology and semantics. The main purpose will be to provide the students with general aids to be able to deal with natural language and linguistic variation in relevant areas.

Learning outcome

The content and focus may vary somewhat with practical circumstances, but after taking the course, students should normally, as a minimum:

- Be familiar with basic linguistic terms, phenomena and variation.

- Know and be able to use the most important academic tools to describe normal language and deviations from this.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and plenary discussions. The course has mandatory requirements. It is assumed that all students regularly use the current learning platform.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory assignments
  • Compulsory assignment
  • compulsory attendance

Further on evaluation

Academic requirements to be assessed and to sit the exam: To be allowed to sit the exam, the student must have attended 80% of the lectures and have two mandatory assignments approved.

Only one’s own or one’s child's illness or the like are valid reasons for absence.

Exam: one week home examination, which counts for 100% of the grade.

Specific conditions:

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Speech Therapy (MLOGO)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Master's program in Speech Therapy or separate admission to the course.

Speech Therapy (MLOGO)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, higher degree level



Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Phonetics
  • Linguistics
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Department with administrative responsibility
Pro-Rector for Education


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