The Study of Human Language

2020/2021 | S2, TP9
Marina Vigário
http://labfon.letras.ulisboa.pt/personal/mvigario/



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


  • Assignments to be delivered:
  •             I.   [pdf] - Due date: February 10, 2021 
                II.  [pdf] - Due date: March 1, 2021
                III.  [pdf] - Due date: April 12, 2021

  • Exercises
                I.   [pdf] (one example [pdf])
                II.  [pdf]
                III. [pdf]
                IV.  [pdf]
                V.   [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 [pdf1]
                              . The organization of words into sentences ____


  • Further readings [pdf1]


  • IMPORTANT DATES

    1st written assessment: March 19, 2021
    2nd written assessment: May 7, 2021