Introduction to Linguistics
(Bevezetés a nyelvtudományba) in autumn 2017
Lázár A. Péter
, Fri 09:00–10:30
seminar, 30 h/term
description & set texts
These seminars give you a glimpse of the main concerns of linguistics.
The course looks at sounds, words, phrases & sentences, meaning, pragmatics, variation, and language history. Hopefully, it dispels some misconceptions about language & linguistics.
The reading for the seminar can be downloaded from http://seas3.elte.hu/coursematerial/LazarAPeter/index.html
17 aut intro lingx semi – Reading
which is László Varga's Introduction to English Linguistics — A Companion to the Seminar.
Please print it out and bring it to the seminars at all times. Do not use an on-line version of the text in your own interests.
requirements & assessment
Assessment will be based on the three tests on the coursebook's topics, announced well in advance.
Test No1 counts as 100% (can thus be considered as a "mock test"), Test No2 as 200%, and the (most difficult) No3 as 300%.
No-show counts as 0. Endterm grade: average of tests. Marks will be rounded up from x.5