Introduction to Dutch linguistics : phonology and morphology

LGERM1333  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to Dutch linguistics : phonology and morphology
5.0 credits
22.5 h + 5.0 h
2q

Teacher(s)
Michaux Marie-Catherine (compensates Hiligsmann Philippe) ; Van Goethem Kristel ;
Language
Néerlandais
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

  • 1

    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
  • 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)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Minor in Dutch Studies
5
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Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and English

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General