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Module code:PLING223 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Interfaces in Syntax
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites: 
Module outline:This course deals with one or more topics that involve the interface between the syntax and a syntax-external system. The latter could be the interpretive system, the phonology, or the parser. The exact contents of the course change from year to year, to reflect developments in the field and the lecturer's own research. However, the course will always involve the reading of recent research papers, class presentations by students, the writing of an individual research project, and of an essay that reports on the outcomes of that project.  
Module aims:The aims of the course are: - To familiarize students with one or more problems at the forefront of current research into syntactic interfaces. - To train students in reading and evaluation primary literature. - To train students in presenting material before a group of their peers. - To train students in designing research projects. - To train students in carrying out research on an interface issue  
Module objectives:Intended learning outcomes: - Knowledge of (some) current theories about interfaces. - Ability to read, understand and evaluate primary literature in the relevant area. - Ability to present material before a group. - Ability to design research projects. - Ability to carry out and write up interface research.  
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Unseen two-hour written examination 100.00% 
Notes:available as an option module (numbers permitting); UCL students can register on Portico, intercollegiate students should contact  
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option module 
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Last updated:2017-03-03 06:45:11 by uclysda