Introduction to Dutch linguistics : phonology and morphology

lgerm1333  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to Dutch linguistics : phonology and morphology
5 credits
22.5 h + 5.0 h
Q2
Language
Dutch
Prerequisites
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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 :

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.
 
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
Oral examination in June and August
The final grade of the course will be the average of the following three grades: one grade out of 20 for the 'morphology' part, one grade out of 20 for the 'phonetics/phonology' part and one grade out of 20 for the oral command of the language (pronunciation [segmental and suprasegmental levels], grammar, lexicon)
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
  • Présentations PowerPoint disponibles sur Moodle
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 : General

Minor in Linguistics

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and English

Minor in Dutch Studies