* LIN 306 (EC) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
The Structure and Meaning of Words
The course will treat the structure of words and the structure of the overall lexicon for human languages. Topics included will be: the rules of word formation; the relation between syntax and the lexicon; the psychology of the lexicon, including an examination of studies of the storage and access of lexical items; the semantics of complex words; the phonology of word formation; lexical redundancy and the learning of the lexicon. Students will prepare one short class presentation on a topic in consultation with the instructor.
Sample reading list:
Baker, M. & Bobaljik, J., Introduction to Morphology
Reading: on average, 50 pages.
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 35%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 25%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
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