The course will be evaluated on the basis of class participation/assignments and a final essay. Students will be assigned a one reading and offered an optional reading each week, and are expected to complete short weekly assignments on reported speech in two languages of choice (preferably one language they speak themselves and one language they study on the basis of a descriptive grammar/text materials).
Belongs to MA Programme Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age.
Belongs to module Studies in General Linguistics (LDA-G3100).
The course is available to students from other study tracks and other degree programmes.
After successfully completing the course, you are able to:
- explain the main approaches in the field of the topics covered by the course
- critically review relevant literature with respect to the topics covered by the course
- apply the theoretical/methodological concepts/approaches of the field to relevant concrete questions/data.
Spring of first year or autumn of second year of MA studies. Teaching events that can be registered under this course code may be given at different times depending on the year.
Course contents vary according to the topic of the course. They will be specified in the teaching programme and in the description of the actual teaching event.
These vary according to the actual teaching event to be subsumed under this course code. Typically the course will consist of lectures, group discussions, project work, presentations by students and/or other suitable activities.
These vary according to the actual teaching event to be subsumed under this course code.
Grading scale: usually 0-5
The assessment practices used are directly linked to the learning outcomes and teaching methods of the course.
The course will be offered in the form of contact teaching or as a distance learning course.
Attendance requirements will be discussed at course start.