Introduction to Dutch linguistics : phonology and morphology

lgerm1333  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to Dutch linguistics : phonology and morphology
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
22.5 h + 5.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Hiligsmann Philippe; Michaux Marie-Catherine (compensates Hiligsmann Philippe); Van Goethem Kristel;
Language
Dutch
Prerequisites

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
1. The course covers two linguistics fields: Dutch phonetics and phonology, and Dutch morphology;
2. Introduction to the reading (and writing) of scientific articles;
3. Presentation of reference books.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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Provide a foundation course in Dutch phonetics, phonology and morphology. The students should also be able to analyse reference books with a criticizing mind.

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
The course is an introduction to Dutch phonetics, phonology and morphology.
Phonetics and phonology (vowels, diphthongs, consonants; co-articulation; accentuation and intonation).
Morphology (especially lexical morphology, loanwords and neologisms).
Teaching methods
Mixed approach of lectures, reading of scientific articles and exercises.
Evaluation methods
Written (60%) and oral (40%) exam. At the oral exam special attention will be paid to the language skills (in particular the pronunciation of Dutch).
Bibliography
  • Hiligsmann, P., & Rasier, L. (2007). Uitspraakleer Nederlands voor Franstaligen (2nd ed.). Waterloo: Wolters Plantyn (beschikbaar op Moodle).
  • Documents de cours et portefeuille de lecture seront accessibles en ligne
Teaching materials
  • Hiligsmann, P., & Rasier, L. (2007). Uitspraakleer Nederlands voor Franstaligen (2nd ed.). Waterloo: Wolters Plantyn (beschikbaar op Moodle).
  • Documents de cours et portefeuille de lecture seront accessibles en ligne
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and English

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Minor in Dutch Studies