Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

* Linguistics

Code:         409
Title:          Linguistics
Rating:      3 Credit hours
Type:
        Specialization Course
Pre-requisites:  
BS in English
Introduction:
This is an introductory level course in Linguistics. It introduces students to the linguistic principles upon which language is organized both as a system in its own right and as it operates as a system of exchange with the world. The three main areas of focus are phonetics, syntax and semantics, whose rules of construction and operation are considered through authentic samples from the English language, thus making the students conscious of the science of language in use.
Objectives:
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the system of language through a deductive reading of the English Language taking examples mainly from contemporary use of the language. The students will be familiarized with the rules of language formation at the phonetic, syntactic and semantic levels and encouraged to apply those rules to analyze and experiment with language.
Contents:
Phonetics & Phonology
Morphology & Syntax
Semantics
Outcome:
By the end of the course the students will be able to identify rules of construction of Language, primarily English. They will also be able to apply those rules to analyze given texts, poetry and prose, at the phonetic, syntactic and semantic levels.
Credit hours/ Marks:- 03

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