Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.
Intonation: phonological aspects
Super-seminar with Wright Ling 580 Intonation and discourse
Student learning goals
Improve ability to write an abstract and a research paper that can be submitted to a conference, used as the basis for a senior honors thesis, or developed into a generals paper, thesis or dissertation.
General method of instruction
Seminar style -- some lecture; some class discussion led by either the instructor or a member of the class.
Prerequisite: phonology through ling 452 or equivalent preferred. You will be fine with just Ling 451 if you are pretty good at phonology.
Class assignments and grading
Students are responsible for leading the discussion for one article or book section and will write a paper and a conference abstract for that paper. There may also be short ungraded assignments/problems to check on understanding.
presentation of chapter/reading; paper and abstract; participation in discussion