Psychology of Language (Masters)
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152900069: General Linguistics or equivalent standard. Please see the course outline for the standard of knowledge of linguistics required for this course. The course convenor may be contacted for further information.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
This course examines the cognitive mechanisms which underlie the acquisition and function of Human Language concentrating on linguistic theories and research methods concerned with the acquisition and learning of languages and with language disorder (aphasias). On completion of this course the student should have grasp of the main issues relating to these fields of research, and to have developed an understanding of the processes and problems involved in the acquisition of a second language.
Total of 11 weeks teaching with 2 hours classroom contact per week.
Method of assessment
This course is assess by a 5,000 word essay.