Due to the Corona virus it is unclear how the programmes will take place. For the latest news please check the course page in Blackboard/Brightspace.

Prospectus

nl en

Linguistics: Language and Communication

This is a specialisation within the MA Linguistics

Students take four 10 EC courses (or equivalent), as follows:

Course 1: Pragmatics and Grammar: Language as a Tool for Social Influence or Pragmatiek en grammatica: de sturende kracht van taal
Courses 2 & 3: Any other two courses from the list below.
Course 4: Any course offered within the MA Linguistics or a course on a linguistic subject taught in another MA, subject to approval by the Board of Examiners.

The specialisation has 3 optional tracks, listed below. Course 1 is obligatory for all students of the specialisation. If the student chooses to do one of the tracks, courses 2-3 must be drawn from the other courses as listed. Course 4 can be any course offered within the MA Linguistics.

Tracks

Please note that these tracks are optional, the tracks are merely an indication of how you can structure your MA programme.

Language and Society

Rhetoric and Grammar

Using Another Language

All courses

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Taal en identiteit: schrijversprofiel, taalkenmerken en taalverandering 10
Pragmatics and Grammar: Language as a Tool for Social Influence 10
Political Debate 10
Didactiek van het Nederlands als tweede taal 10
The Sociolinguistics of Late Modern English Letters 10
Language, Culture and Cognition: Linguistics 10
Linguistic diversity in and around Japan 10
Research Group Dutch as a Second Language 10
Rhetorical Fireworks: a Canon of Dutch Speeches 10
Topics in Amerindian Ethnolinguistics 10
Strategical presentation of argumentation 10
Second Language Learning and Teaching 10
Pragmatics and grammar: language as a tool for social influence 10
Oral Traditions 10

Second semester

Construction grammar and evolutionary linguistics 10
Translation Studies 10
Sociolinguistics 10
Argumentative and rhetorical practices 10
Taalvariatie in het Leidse verleden 10
MA Thesis Linguistics 20

Language and Society

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Pragmatics and Grammar: Language as a Tool for Social Influence 10
Pragmatics and grammar: language as a tool for social influence 10
Language, Culture and Cognition: Linguistics 10
The Sociolinguistics of Late Modern English Letters 10

Second semester

Sociolinguistics 10
MA Thesis Linguistics 20

Rhetoric and Grammar

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Pragmatics and Grammar: Language as a Tool for Social Influence 10
Pragmatics and grammar: language as a tool for social influence 10
Strategical presentation of argumentation 10
Political Debate 10
Rhetorical Fireworks: a Canon of Dutch Speeches 10

Second semester

Argumentative and rhetorical practices 10
Construction grammar and evolutionary linguistics 10
MA Thesis Linguistics 20

Using Another Language

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Pragmatics and Grammar: Language as a Tool for Social Influence 10
Pragmatics and grammar: language as a tool for social influence 10
Language, Culture and Cognition: Linguistics 10
Second Language Learning and Teaching 10
Research Group Dutch as a Second Language 10
Didactiek van het Nederlands als tweede taal 10

Second semester

Translation Studies 10
MA Thesis Linguistics 20