TJU Syllabus for Introduction to Linguistics

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Code:

 

Title:

Introduction to Linguistics

Semester Hours:

32

Credits:

2

Time Distribution

Lecture£º

32

Computer Lab£º

0

Experiment£º

0

Practice£º

0

Practice (Week)£º

0

Work Outside Class£º

16

Date:

Dec. 2014

Offered by:

School of Liberal Arts and Law

for:

Chinese Language and Literature; English

Prerequisite:

Contemporary Chinese language; Classical Chinese language

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.

2. Requirements

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.

3. Topics

Introduction

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

Topics

Lecture

Computer

Lab.

Experiment

Practice

Practice

(Week)

Work

Outside

Class

Introduction; Chapter 1 Function of Language

2

 

 

 

 

0

Chapter 2 Language is a Symbol System

2

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 3 Phonetics and Phonetic System

5

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 4 Syntax

5

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 5 Semantic and Pragmatics

4

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 6 Script and Written Language

3

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 7 Language Evolution and Language Differentiation

3

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 8 Language Contact

5

 

 

 

 

2

Chapter 9 Evolution of Language System

3

 

 

 

 

2

Sum:

32

 

 

 

 

16

5. Grading

Examination.

6. Text-Book & Additional Readings

Text book:

Ye Feisheng, Xu Tongqiang, "Introduction to Linguistics", Peking University Press, April, 2010.

Main References:

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.

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