Introduction to Linguistics
(Bevezetés a nyelvtudományba) in autumn 2017
, Mon 12:30–14:00
seminar, 30 h/term
description & set texts
As the title suggests, the course is an introduction into the basic concepts of linguistics and linguistic analysis. Topics to be discussed include the difference between descriptive & prescriptive linguistics, the data of linguistic theory, levels of description (phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics), variation, historical linguistics, etc. Occasionally, there will be select texts to read.
requirements & assessment
regular attendance, home assignments, three in-class tests, short essay