Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 721

Formal Syntax


Description

This course focuses on the recent models of formal syntax, and aims at cross-linguistic examination of hierarchical relations among different elements in sentences, different kinds of movement of elements (case-theory, wh-questions, affix-ordering) and restrictions on such movement (locality constraints) across languages.

 Course outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge of recent syntactic theories and apply it to analyse patterns in different languages
  • Acquire skills in report writing, critical thinking and oral presentation

Availability 2020

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

LINGUIST 721: 15.0 points


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