AFRI2014

African linguistics

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Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

Nil

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Interdisciplinary Elective Course
This course covers aspects of the phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics of major African languages. It also deals with vowel harmony, tone, click sounds, the noun class system, verbal extensions, serial verbs, and other complex constructions. The course will highlight important sociolinguistic features of various regions in Africa and include specific examples.

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