Faculty of Arts


JAPANESE 728

Topics in Japanese Linguistics 2


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for JAPANESE 728.

Description

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

In this course, you will:

  • Read and discuss linguistic articles in English concerning aspects of the Japanese language, including topics such as topicalisation, subjectivity-increasing features, semantic verb classification and particles, degree of transitivity and particle choice, passives, benefactive constructions, three-way deictic system, ellipsis and honorific system in Japanese
  • Consult primary data to collect target examples, analyse them and discuss findings in oral and written reports, while linking the discussion to the literature
  • Discern morpheme boundaries and provide glosses for Japanese sentences for a linguistic article

Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Harumi Minagawa

Points

JAPANESE 728: 15.0 points

Restrictions

JAPANESE 324


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