Linguistics African languages: Capita selecta 752

Module code AFT 752
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content Selected linguistic themes from the African languages: problems concerning word classifications; in-depth investigation into problematic issues such as pronominalisation, the Bantu noun class system with reference to the possible existence of erstwhile emotive noun classes. Study of the origin of the Bantu languages. A general linguistic background is also given. Students will be subdivided into language specific groups, should the number of students warrant such a division.
Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module presented in English and African Language
Academic organisation African Languages
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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