Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE ITL1023

 
TITLE Linguistica storica

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Italian

 
DESCRIPTION An introduction to linguistics based on the historical development of linguistic theory and practice, with special emphasis on the principles of Historical Linguistics. These principles will later be applied to the various aspects of Italian linguistics.

When parts of this study-unit are taken on their own, with the lecturer’s approval, they should be registered as follows: ITL1123 (2 credits), first semester, and ITL1223 (2 credits), second semester.

Reading List:

Brincat, G. (1986) La linguistica prestrutturale, Zanichelli
Sabatini, F. (1978) La lingua e il nostro mondo, Loescher
Crystal D., Bertinetto, (1993) P.M., Enciclopedia Cambridge delle scienze del linguaggio, Zanichelli
Magni Elisabetta, Linguistica storica, Pàtron Editore Bologna, 2014.

 
RULES/CONDITIONS In TAKING THIS STUDY-UNIT YOU CANNOT TAKE ITL1123 OR TAKE ITL1223

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Qualifications: At least an intermediate level in Italian or permission from lecturer holding the study-unit.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (1 Hour) Yes 50%
Assignment Yes 50%

 
LECTURER/S Joseph M. Brincat

 
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