English Linguistics: Sentence Structure

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LET010P05
Vaknaam English Linguistics: Sentence Structure
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam English Linguistics: Sentence Structure
Leerdoelen After successful completion of this module, students will be able analyse sentence constructions as presented in English Sentence Analysis (Verspoor & Sauter, 2000), in line with a Usage-Based approach to linguistic analysis. Specifically, students will be able to:

1. recognize and analyse sentence types and patterns
2. recognize and analyse the specific functions and realizations of sentence/clause constituents
3. identify and analyse phrase types and patterns
4. identify and analyse the specific functions and realizations of phrase constituents
5. identify and analyse specific classes and sub-classes of all words (including verbs)
6. identify and analyse non-canonical and other special types of sentences and phrases
7. identify and properly apply punctuation in a variety of different sentence structures
8. analyse complete sentences at multiple levels of complexity, including embedded clauses and phrases
Omschrijving This module is an introduction to the study of the English Language. Students will learn about sentence structure in the English language.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, werkcollege
(2 uur hoorcollege, 2 uur werkcollege)
Toetsvorm continue toetsing, digitale toetsing
(digitaal 2 uur)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator G.J. Poarch, PhD.
Docent(en) dr. S.R.K.I. Gilbers , T.V. Kassenberg, MA. , G.J. Poarch, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
English Sentence Analysis, Benjamins, 2000 Verspoor,M., & K. Sauter 9789027225665 ca. €  32,00
Entreevoorwaarden 80% Compulsory attendance in seminars. This module can be taken as an elective and/or Open Course Unit. Major students of the BA English Language & Culture and students in the Linguistics track of the minor English Studies take precedence.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Course units for exchange students 1 semester I a intr
Ba English Language and Culture 1 semester I a verplicht
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester I a keuze
Facultaire Minor English Studies  (English Linguistics) 3 semester I a verplicht