Linguistics and English Language

Semester 1 courses

Courses running in Semester 1 and the lecture timetable

Below are a list of courses that we are planning to offer in 2020-2021, along with a breakdown of assessments. Course names link to full course information on DRPS (Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study, a central University website). All deadlines are at 12pm (midday/noon). We reserve the right to alter deadlines if necessary.

Note: The course Dissertation in Language Sciences (LASC10024) will also be running. This is a year-long course for students in their 4th year writing their dissertation in English Language or Linguistics. Please refer to the Dissertation in Language Sciences page below for more information.

Dissertation in Language Sciences LASC10024

Semester 1 courses

Course organiser

Dialects of English in Britain and Ireland (LASC10085)

  • Assignment 1: 40%
  • Assignment 2: 60%
Dr Warren Maguire

First Language Acquisition (LASC10029)

  • Assignment 1 worth 50%
  • Assignment 2 worth 50%
Professor Mits Ota

Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language A (LASC10111)

  • Annotated bibliography or short practical assignment of 1500 words worth 30%
  • Essay or Assignment of 2500 words worth 70%
Professor Graeme Trousdale

Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology (LASC10090)

  • Weekly reading reports (5%)
  • Lab Reports (30%)
  • Project (65%)
Dr Bert Remijsen

Phonological Theory (LASC10088)

  • Coursework: 50%
  • Final assignment: 50%
Dr Patrick Honeybone

Pragmatics (LASC10067) 

  • Assignment 1: 10%
  • Assignment 2: 10%
  • Assignment 3: 10%
  • Assignment 4: 70%
Dr Hannah Rohde