LIN5000 The Nature of Language (FOEDU)


Semester 1 (ONC)Toowoomba (WEB)Toowoomba

Semester 2 (WEB)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (WEB)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (070115) Band 5


Synopsis

Students will be introduced to what language is, how it can be described in terms of phonology, semantics and syntax, and how the meaning is realised in actual usage. They will be also introduced to some recent theories of language as well as how language operates in a social domain. NOTE: Minimum enrolment numbers apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the EXT or WEB offering and advised of this change before semester commences.