Linguistics and English Language

Timetable of lecture and tutorial topics

Topics of lectures and tutorials in LEL1A and LEL1B, week-by-week

LEL1A 

Week (commencing)

Monday Lecture - Appleton Tower Lecture Theatre 5 

Tuesday Lecture - Appleton Tower Lecture Theatre 5

Thursday Lecture - Lecture Theatre Lecture Theatre 5

Tutorial

1

(16/09/2019)

Introduction and Overview

Introduction

Chris Cummins,  Graeme Trousdale, Pavel Iosad, Susan Hermiston

Overview - Animal Communication

Simon Kirby

Overview - Design features of language

Nik Gisborne

No tutorial

2

(23/09/2019)

Phonetics and Phonology 

Introducing Phonetics

Warren Maguire

Structure of Speech Sounds

Warren Maguire

Articulatory classification of consonants

Warren Maguire

Tutorial 1

3

(30/09/2019)

Phonetics and Phonology 

Transcribing consonants

Warren Maguire

Articulatory classification of vowels

Warren Maguire

Transcription of vowels

Warren Maguire

Tutorial 2

4

(07/10/2019)

Morphology and syntax 

Word Classes

Nik Gisborne

Nouns

Nik Gisborne

The noun phrase

Nik Gisborne

Tutorial 3

5

(14/10/2019)

Syntax and Morphology 

Consistency and hierarchical structure

Nik Gisborne

Morphology (1)

Bert Remijsen

Morphology (2)

Bert Remijsen

Tutorial 4

6

(21/10/2019)

Morphology / Feedforward

Morphology (3)

Bert Remijsen

Morphology (4)

Bert Remijsen

Writing a linguistics assignment

Caroline Heycock

Tutorial 5

7

(28/10/2019)

Sociolinguistics

What is a language anyway?

Michael Ramsammy

Change is the only constant

Michael Ramsammy

The LVC toolkit

Michael Ramsammy

Tutorial 6

8

(04/11/2019)

Sociolinguistics

Toffs, chavs and neds

Michael Ramsammy

Caribbean cruise

Michael Ramsammy

Let's talk about sex...

Michael Ramsammy

Tutorial 7

9

(11/11/2019)

Discourse in everyday life

" I hate small talk!"

Sumin Zhao

" Selfies are for narcissists!"

Sumin Zhao

"Emojis are ruining language"

Sumin Zhao

Tutorial 8

10

(18/11/2019)

Language acquisition

First language acquisition

Vicky Chondrogianni

Bilingual development

Vicky Chondrogianni

Second language acquisition

Vicky Chondrogianni

Tutorial 9

11

(25/11/2019)

Feedback and feedforward 

Assignment feedbck

Chris Cummins

Data problem workthough

Graeme Trousdale, Pavel Iosad

Data problem workthough

Graeme Trousdale, Pavel Iosad

Tutorial 10

 

LEL1B (TBC)

Week (commencing)

Monday lecture

Tuesday lecture

Thursday lecture

Tutorial

1

(13/01/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

No Tutorial

2

(20/01/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 1 

3

(27/01/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 2 

4

(03/02/2020)

TBC

 

TBC

 

TBC

 

Tutorial 3 

5

(10/02/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 4 

FLEXIBLE LEARNING WEEK (17/02/2020)

No lectures or tutorials

       

6

(24/02/2020)

TBC

TBC

 

Tutorial 5 

7

(02/03/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 6 

8

(09/03/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 7 

9

(16/03/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 8 

10

(23/03/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 9 

11

(30/03/2020)

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tutorial 10