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Module code:PLING121(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Syntax I
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Hans van de Koot
Organiser's location:Room 102c, Chandler House
Organiser's email:h.v.d.koot@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:none 
Module outline:The course introduces students to the scientific study of the structure of sentences. Students will be introduced to tree structures, argument structure, case theory, and movement phenomena. The course also aims to sharpen students\' analytical skills through problem discovery and problem solving exercises.  
Module aims:The aims of the course are: - to introduce students to the scientific study of the structure of sentences - to introduce students to the basic building blocks of such a theory - to sharpen students\' analytical skills through problem discovery and problem solving exercises.  
Module objectives:The intended learning outcomes of the course are: - to understand the generative perspective on the study of language - to know the basic principles of theta-theory - to know the basic principles of case theory - to know the basic properties of movement - to have a basic understanding of the grammatical mechanisms involved in simple declarative sentences and questions. - to have enhanced analytical skills as a result of problem discovery and problem solving exercises.  
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Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PLING121 
Module assessment:Take-home examination 100.00%. 
Notes:available as subsidiary course(numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact s.anyadi@ucl.ac.uk 
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option module 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)http://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1975 
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