This course provides knowledge of classical and modern linguistic typology, the study of human language in which cross-linguistic comparisons are central. The course also provides a broad introduction to current topics in the field and practical experience in data collection and analysis in typological research.

Syllabus and application

Schedule and course description, including literature list

Schedule Autumn 2017 |  Course Description Linguistic Typology Autumn 2017 (196 Kb)

Lecturer

Ljuba Veselinova

Education

The teaching consists of lectures, group discussions and presentations.

Instruction language

English

Prerequisites and special admittance requirements

Admitted to The Master’s Programme in Language Sciences at the Faculty of Humanities, or completed course Linguistics - Bachelor's course, 30 ECTS credits, Phonetics - Bachelor's course, 30 ECTS credits or Computational Linguistics - Bachelor's course, 30 ECTS credits. Swedish Upper Secondary School course English B/English 6 or equivalent.