The Study of Human Language

2021/2022 | S2, TP7
Marina Vigário

  • Syllabus, bibliography, grading and assessment [pdf1], [pdf2]

  • Assignments to be delivered:

                 I.    [pdf] - Due date: February 11, 2022
                 II.   [pdf] - Due date: February 22, 2022
                 III.  [pdf] - Due date: March 28, 2022

  • Exercises

    I.    [pdf] (see one example here: [pdf]) - only to do after February 21
    II.   [pdf]
         III.  [pdf] > NEW [pdf]
                 IV.   [pdf] (NEW)
                 V.    [pdf] > NEW [pdf]

  • Materials presented in class:

                 - Human language: fundamental questions, the biological basis of language, language acquisition [pdf1], [pdf2], [pdf3]
                 - Characterizing speakers’ linguistic knowledge
                              . The sounds and melodies of language [pdf1], [pdf2], [pdf3], [pdf4]
                              . Words and their meaningful parts [pdf] UPDATED: [pdf1], [pdf2]
                              . The organization of words into sentences [pdf]
                 - Language modalities 
                              . Sign language: differences and similarities across language modalities [pdf] (NEW)
                 - Courses offered by FLUL in various areas of Language studies [pdf]

  • Further readings [pdf]


    1st written assessment: 16/03, 11:00-12:30, C127 Amphitheater I
    2nd written assessment: 11/05, 11:00-12:30, C127 Amphitheater I
    Final evaluation meeting: ...