Languages Cultures & Linguistics - Introduction to Linguistics

University College Dublin


Course Name Languages Cultures & Linguistics - Introduction to Linguistics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code LING10050
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Specified Learning Activities 32
Autonomous Student Learning 44
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:

Lectures will involve information delivery, class language tasks, discussion and writing for learning exercises.

There are no tutorials in this module.

The module will encourage critical thinking, problem solving and communication.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+LING10050 Introduction to Linguistics
Academic Year 2022/2023

This module provides an introduction to the main areas of Linguistics and language study. it covers Phonetics (the sounds used by Human Languages), Phonology (the analysis of how sound...

Number of Credits 5
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