TJU Syllabus for Introduction to Linguistics
1. Course Description
This is a discipline-based course for college undergraduate students majoring in Chinese language and literature. By studying it, students can systematically grasp the basic concepts, theories and knowledge of linguistics. Also improve the level of language theory, and lay the theoretical basis for further and in-depth study of linguistics.
This course requires students to understand the basic situation of linguistics, language and social relations, the nature, structure, and evolution of language, the nature of character and its relationship with language.
Chapter 1 Function of Language
Chapter 2 Language is a Symbol System
Chapter 3 Phonetics and Phonetic System
Chapter 4 Grammar
Chapter 5 Semantic and Pragmatics
Chapter 6 Script and Written Language
Chapter 7 Language Evolution and Language Differentiation
Chapter 8 Language Contact
Chapter 9 Evolution of Language System
4. Time Distribution
6. Text-Book & Additional Readings
Ye Feisheng, Xu Tongqiang, "Introduction to Linguistics", Peking University Press, April, 2010.
1 Ge Benyi, "Introduction to Linguistics" (amendment), Shandong University Press, October, 1999.
2 Wu Tieping, "Summary of General Linguistics" (second edition), Higher Education Press, January, 2006.
3 Pei Wen, "General Linguistics", Guangdong Education Press, March, 2006.
4 Dai Qingxia, "Basic Courses for Linguistics ", Commercial Press, September, 2006.