Language Universals and Linguistic Typology - ARTS3690

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 24 uoc in the Linguistics stream

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Linguistics

Examines language universals and linguistic typology. Explores linguistic categories across a wide range of languages, including word classes, case, transitivity, negation, complex predicates and complement clauses, among others. Also examines language-internal and language-external explanations for language universals.

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