Syntax-Morphology Course Outline

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COURSE OUTLINE

|Course ID |Course title |Credits | |ANH303DE01 |Syntax and Morphology |3 |

To be applied to Semester - 1, School year: 2012 under Decision No. . . . ./QĐ-BGH date . .

A. Course Specifications:

|Periods |Periods in classroom | |Total periods |Lecture/ Seminar |Laboratory/ Studio | |Prerequisites: | |1. |ANH204DE01 |Reading and Grammar 3 | |Co-requisites: none | |1. | | | |… | | | |Other requirements: none | |1. | | | |… | | |

B. Course Description:

The Morphology-Syntax course is an introductory course. It focuses on practical aspects of application rather than exploring theories. The course consists of two parts: Morphology & Syntax. With reference to Morphology, students will study the internal structure of the words and the relationships among words. In terms of syntax, students will study the internal structure of sentences and the relationships among the internal parts. The course is based on the Chomskian tradition.

C. Course Objectives:

|No. |Course Objectives | |1. |Provide students with basic concepts on the internal structure of words and the relationships among the constituents of words | | |in English | |2. |Help students understand the major principles underlying the structure of English sentences, e.g. their internal tructure and | | |the relationships among the internal parts. |

D. Learning Outcomes:

|No. |Learning Outcomes | |1. |Recognize the major grammatical categories: noun, adjective, preposition, and verb and determine the nternal structure of words| | |belonging to these categories | |2. |Recognize the noun phrase, adjective and adverb phrase, prepositional phrase, and verb phase | |3. |Determine the internal structure of the phrases of the categories above based on X-bar theory | |4. |Draw tree diagrams of the phrase structure | |5. |Identify the constituents of complex phrases and sentences...
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