Denmark, Aarhus

Language Description and Linguistic Fieldwork

when 5 August 2013 - 18 August 2013
duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

In the first part of the course, students will learn theoretical, ethical, methodological and ethnographic aspects of linguistic fieldwork. Students learn how to analyze the structure of an unknown language. Classes also involve practical sessions with a speaker of an unfamiliar language. The second part of the course will teach the structure of an exotic language. The course is not geared towards conversational competence in that language. Course offered by Department of Aesthetics and Communication.

Course leader

Peter Bakker, Aarhus University

Target group

Master

Course aim

In the first part of the course, students will learn theoretical, ethical, methodological and ethnographic aspects of linguistic fieldwork. Students learn how to analyze the structure of an unknown language.
The second part of the course will teach the structure of an exotic language.

Fee info

EUR 0: Students on a bilateral exchange programme do not have to pay. Freemovers are obliged to pay participation fees while tuition fees only apply to freemovers from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland.