Faculty of Arts


JAPANESE 324

Topics in Japanese Linguistics


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for JAPANESE 324.

Description

Course aim:

To develop an analytical ability as a linguist to examine and explain linguistic phenomena in Japanese, within a limited scope. 

Students will:

  • Study aspects of the Japanese language, such as topicalisation, subjectivity, argument structure, transitivity, passives, benefactive constructions, three way deictic system, ellipsis, speech style and honorific system; and
  • Consult primary data to collect target examples, analyse them and discuss findings in oral and written reports, while linking the discussion to the literature.

Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Harumi Minagawa

Points

JAPANESE 324: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

45 points at Stage II in Japanese including JAPANESE 222

Corequisites

JAPANESE 331 or 332

Restrictions

JAPANESE 728


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