Lexicography 851

Module code LEX 851
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Introduction to basic lexicographical concepts; typology of the dictionary; structure of the lexicon; prescriptiveness vs descriptiveness of dictionaries; needs assessment; problematic aspects of lemmatisation; corpus building; cross-referencing as lexicographic device; introduction to specialised lexicography.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department African Languages
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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