Linguistics and English Language

Semester 2 courses

Courses running in Semester 2 and the lecture timetable

Below is a list of courses that we are planning to offer in 2020-21. 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.

Semester 2 courses

Course organiser

Discourse Analysis (LASC10114)

  • Data Analysis of 1500 words, worth 40%
  • Project of 2500 words, worth 60%

Dr Sumin Zhao

Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language B (LASC10112)

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

Historical Linguistics (LASC10021)

  • Assignment 1: 30%
  • Assignment 2: 55%
  • Course exercises: 15%
Professor John Joseph

Language Variation and Change (LASC10102)

  • Assignment 1: 40%
  • Assignment 2: 60%

Dr Michael Ramsammy

Simulating Language (LASC10018)

  • Assignment 1: 50%
  • Assignment 2: 50%

Professor Simon Kirby

Statistics and Experimental Design (LASC10033)

  • Assignment 1: 50%
  • Assignment 2: 50%

Dr Chris Cummins

Syntax: Theory and Practice (LASC10084)

  • Homework assignments: 10%
  • Assignment 1: 30%
  • Assignment 2: 60%

Dr Rob Truswell