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Fonologie en Morfologie van het Portugees (TK1)

Vak 2018-2019

Admission requirements

Not applicable

Description

This course serves as an introduction to the Phonology, Phonetics, and Morphology of the Portuguese language. Readings and lectures will discuss the distinctions between phonetics and phonology and examine the interfaces between phonetics, phonology, and morphology. Topics covered include phonological opposition and alternation, phonotactics, phonetic transcription (using the IPA), nominal/verbal inflection and derivation, and variation as it relates to all three areas of study.

Course objectives

• Students will be able to distinguish between and describe the principal areas of study in each area (Phonology, Phonetics, Morphology).
• Students will be able to perform phonetic and phonologic transcriptions of words in Portuguese using the IPA.
• Students will be able to describe basic morphological rules and processes in Portuguese
• Students will be able to apply the main concepts in phonology, phonetics, and morphology to carry out basic linguistic analyses in Portuguese

Timetable

Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

Lecture

Course Load

Total course load is 140 hours:

  • Attending lectures and seminars: 26 hrs;
  • Preparing exams: 20 hrs;
  • Taking exams: 4 hrs;
  • Reading and preparation for lectures; completing assignments: 90 hrs.

Assessment method

Assessment

  • Mid-Term Exam (40%);
  • Final Exam (40%);
  • Assignments (20%).

Both written examinations will include closed questions (for example multiple choice), open ended questions and short essay questions.

Weighing

  • Mid-Term Exam (40%);
  • Final Exam (40%);
  • Assignments (20%).

Both written examinations will include closed questions (for example multiple choice), open ended questions and short essay questions.

The final grade for the course will be established by determining the weighted average.

Resit

Only students with less than a 6 will be allowed to take the resit (for the relevant component).

Exam review

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used for:

• providing study materials

Reading list

  1. Silva, T. C. (2007). Fonética e fonologia do Português: roteiro de estudos e guia de exercícios.

Rosa, M. C. (2011). Introdução à morfologia
Optional Texts:
• Azevedo, M. M. (2005). Portuguese: A linguistic introduction. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
• Basilio, M. (2004). Formação e classes de palavras no português do Brasil, 3a ed. São Paulo: Editora Contexto.
• Ilari, R. & Basso, R. (2006). O português da gente: A língua que estudamos, a língua que falamos. São Paulo: Editora Contexto.
• Monteiro, J. L. (2002). Morfologia portuguesa, 4a ed. Campinas: Pontes.
• Rio-Torto, G. M. (1998). Fonética, fonologia e morfologia do português. Lisboa: Edições Colibri.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in Engels and Nederlands

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact

For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
E. Alves Vieira MA

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats

Remarks

The choice of textbooks used may be changed in case of difficulty in finding/purchasing the above-mentioned texts. Please contact the instructor before purchasing any materials.

Minimum 80% attendance required.