Historical Linguistics (2011/2012)

Course code
4S00851
Name of lecturer
Serena Dal Maso
Coordinator
Serena Dal Maso
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 27, 2012 al May 26, 2012.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.7  
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  
Friday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  

Learning outcomes

The course provides the students with an introduction to the historical and comparative analyses of the natural languages and focuses attention on the study of the linguistic change (at the different level of analyses: phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics) in the indoeuropean languages.

Syllabus

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Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists in a written test followed by an oral examination. The written part (6 open questions) aims at assessing the knowlege of the basic concepts of the course. Exam results will be available on the university web page together with the schedule for the oral examination.