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Module code:PLING226 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Intermediate Generative Grammar B
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:Introductory-level syntax classes. 
Module outline:This course provides a mid-level introduction to generative grammar, with a special emphasis on theories that regulate word order. These include proposals that restrict syntactic combination (such as X-bar theory, antisymmetry, and so on), theories that regulate the distribution of arguments (case and theta-theory) and theories that regulate the distribution of adverbials (such as the hierarchies that determine the relative order of adverbials). 
Module aims:The aims of the course are: - To familiarize students with theories in Generative Grammar that regulate word order. - To train students in reading and summarizing primary literature. - To train students in evaluating theoretical proposals.  
Module objectives:Intended learning outcomes: - Knowledge of theories that regulate word order. - Ability to read, understand and evaluate primary literature in this area. 
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Coursework 20.00%
Take home examination 80.00% 
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 
Link to virtual learning environment (registered students only) 
Last updated:2017-03-03 06:45:48 by uclysda