Faculty of Arts


Formal Syntax

Please note: this is archived course information from 2021 for LINGUIST 721.


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 2021

Semester 1


Lecturer(s) Dr Saurov Syed


LINGUIST 721: 15.0 points

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