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Module code:PLIN1303(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Core Issues in Linguistics
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Kriszta Szendroi
Organiser's location:Room 115D, Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):1,
Module prerequisites:none; module available to BA Linguistics students only 
Module outline:The module aims to provide conceptual and theoretical foundations for studying linguistics. 
Module aims: We will develop our understanding of foundational concepts, such as I-language, language universals, innateness etc. We will explore deep, often interdisciplinary and sometimes controversial questions such as How did language evolve? Does language influence the way we think? etc.  
Module objectives:- good understanding of foundational concepts in the study of linguistics - development of critical thinking and analytical skills through exploration of difficult topics - development of academic reading and writing (and speaking) skills - better understanding of ‘big’ questions concerning language and linguistics  
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Presentation 10.00%.
Portfolio of written work (2,500 words) 90.00%. 
Taking this module as an option?:not available as an option 
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