Inleiding Taalkunde
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Blok 4: March-April 2001

Docent Paola Monachesi
Paola.Monachesi@let.uu.nl
tel: 030-2536653
Computationele Linguistiek
Trans 10, kamer 2.18
3512 JK Utrecht
Docent Herman Hendriks
Herman.Hendriks@let.uu.nl
tel: 030-2536070
Computationele Linguistiek
Trans 10, kamer 2.25
3512 JK Utrecht
Spreekuur: Wednesday 14.00-15.00  
Werkgroepen Louis des Tombe
louis.destombe@let.uu.nl
tel: 030-2536049
Computationele Linguistiek
Trans 10, kamer 1.11
3512 JK Utrecht


Cursusbeschrijving
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The course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of linguistics. The various components of the grammar will be discussed: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. In the practicum, the students will have the possibility to implement various fragments of the grammar.

[ Dutch version ]

Algemene thematiek:

Phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics.



Literatuur
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Announcement


De boeken voor Inleiding Taalkunde zijn gearriveerd. A.S. Donderdag (29-3) om 13:00u en a.s. Maandag (2-4) om 11.00u is er boekverkoop (zoals altijd op HoCKI (K486)). De boeken kosten f 62,50 per stuk.


V. Fromkin et al. (2000) Linguistics : an introduction to linguistic theory. Blackwell, Massachusetts.
Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13

H. de Swart (1998) Introduction to natural language semantics. CSLI, Stanford.
Chapters: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8



Relevant Links

Phonetics

Phonology

Hoorcollege
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Weekdag: Datum: Plaats: Tijd:
Wednesday from 14-3 KNG80 0.06 11.00-13.00
Friday from 16-3 KNG80 0.06 11.00-13.00

Onderwijsvorm: 4 uur hoorcollege en 2 uur werkcollege

Overzicht:

Week 1: Wednesday 14/3 Introduction
Friday 16/3 Morphology : The structure of words. Inflection and derivation. Hierarchy in morphological structure.
Week 2: Wednesday 21/3 Morphology : infixation, compounding, reduplication. The lexicon.
Phonetics : the IPA alphabet. Consonants and vowels.
Friday 23/3 Phonology : what is a phoneme. Phonological rules. Features. Constituency. Stress and tones. The relation with morphology.
Week 3: Wednesday 28/3 Phonology : Continuation.
Syntax : Constituent ordering, phrase structure.
Friday 30/3 Syntax : Motivation for phrase structure. Trees. How to build an English grammar.
Week 4: Wednesday 4/4 NO CLASS (i.v.m. symposium CKI)
Friday 6/4 Syntax : S-selection and C-selection. Argument structure. A constraint based grammar of English.

NO EXTRA CLASS (13-15) on Semantics on Friday because H. Hendriks is sick.
Week 5: Wednesday 11/4 Semantics : compositionality. (H. Hendriks)
Friday 13/4 NO CLASS
Week 6: Wednesday 18/4 Semantics : quantifiers, scope. (H. Hendriks)
Friday 20/4 Semantics : polarity, anaphora. (H. Hendriks)
Week 7: Tentamen


Werkcollege
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New time and new rooms

Weekdag:   Plaats: Tijd:
Thursday KNG80 1.13 + 1.15/1.08
1.15 and 1.08 are in alternation.
22/3 = 1.13 + 1.15
15.00 - 17.00
(for both groups)

In the werkcollege we will have hands-on sessions to get acquainted with the implementation of fragments of the grammar.

Week: Werkgroep: Onderwerp:
Week 1: Thursday 15/3 Introductory session. Use of UNIX.
Week 2: Thursday 22/3 Morphology task
Week 3: Thursday 29/3 NO WERKCOLLEGE
Week 4: Thursday 5/4 Syntax task: implementation of a Dutch PSG.
Week 5: Thursday 12/4
Week 6: Thursday 19/4


Tentamen
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Datum wo 2 mei
Plaats Trans 1, zaal A
Tijd 14.00 - 17.00

A proeftentamen in preparation for the exam can be found here .
Here is a copy of the exam (2-5-01).

Tentamen

De uitslag van het tentamen en het hertentamen vind je hier .

Evaluation

70% final exam, 30% practicum.



Hertentamen
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Datum wo, 29 augustus
Plaats BG, 465
Tijd 14.00- 17.00

Check het rooster op de CKI web-pagina.