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SPRÅK3002 - Theories in Linguistics

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 5 days

Course content

This course gives a thorough introduction to selected theories of linguistics, in some cases from a more general standpoint of the philosophy of science or history of linguistics. The course will focus on one or more theories or compare a range of different theories.

The course is taught in four variants related to different degree programs in language studies. Students should follow the variant taught in the language they have chosen to study. More detailed course descriptions for each of the variants offered, including learning outcomes for each variant, will be made available in the reading lists/curriculum at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course
- are able to explain and discuss the main characteristics of selected theories of linguistics.
- can discuss the relation between empirical data and theory and how they work together.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/seminars. The course is taught in the target language (the language which the student is studying). Students are expected to participate actively in the lectures/seminars for example by presentations, comments and other contributions. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

An approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • 1-2 compulsory assignments

Further on evaluation

The course is assessed by a written home examination ( approx. 4000 words, 5 days). The exam must be answered in the target language.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

At least 7.5 credits (studiepoeng) of courses in linguistics at ENG2000-, FRA2000-, LING2000-, NORD2000-, or TYSK2000-level.

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SPRÅK3000 7.5 01.09.2017
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: German, English, French, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • German Language
  • English
  • English Linguistics
  • French
  • French Linguistics
  • Scandinavian Language and Literature
  • Scandinavian Linguistics
  • Language Studies
  • German
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-12-02

Submission 2020-12-07

Release 09:00

Submission 12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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