University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Area of Study
Linguistics, Phonetics and Phonology
Taught In English
One 200-level LING paper
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
An overview of recent morphological and syntactic research, based on data from a wide range of languages. Students will learn to understand the unity and diversity of the world?s languages. No previous knowledge of languages other than English is required.
4)Relative Clauses (RC)
6)The Application of Linguistic Typology
-Acquire concepts and terminology for linguistic typology
-Develop a sound understanding of theoretical issues in linguistic typology
-Develop advanced skills of analysis, argumentation and evaluation in typological analysis
-Appreciate the unity and diversity of human language
Song, J. J. (2001) Linguistic Typology: Morphology and Syntax. Harlow and London: Pearson (Longman).
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.