SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentFreshman Class of Department of Ethnology
Course NameIntroduction to Ethnolinguistics
InstructorHOLM DAVID LEOPOLD
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

1          Introductory



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, ‘Preface’ (pp. xi-xvi)



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Introduction, pp. 1-7



 



2          Languages of the World



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 13, pp. 300-310



            Website: Glottologue              https://glottolog.org/



 



3          Linguistics: Language as a System



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 1, pp. 1-14



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 2, pp. 27-48



 



4          Linguistics: History of a Discipline



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 1, pp. 14-23



 



5          Sociolinguistics



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 7, pp. 155-167



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 1, pp. 7-14,



Chapter 7, pp. 195-222



 



6          The Sounds of Language



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 2, pp. 28-41



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 3, pp. 49-77



7          Phonology: Sound Systems



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 2, pp. 41-55



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 3, pp. 77-96



 



8          Words and Morphemes



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 3, pp. 67-79



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 5, pp. 141-170



 



9          Word Classes



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 4, pp. 80-92



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 4, pp. 117-126



 



10        Mid-Term Exam



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 3, pp. 56-67



 



11        Syntax



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 5, pp. 103-115



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 4, pp. 97-117



 



12        Clause Structure



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 5, pp. 115-127



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 4, pp. 126-140



 



13        Historical Linguistics



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 12, pp. 275-299



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 9, pp. 251-286



 



14        Language Families



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 13, pp. 310-326



 



15        Bilingualism, Language Shift, and Language Death



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 7, pp. 167-178



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 8, pp. 223-250



 



16        The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and Language Processing



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 8, pp. 179-189



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 1, pp. 14-26



 



17        New Words and Old



 



            Required reading:        McGregor, Chapter 4, pp. 92-102



            Recommended reading: Ye and Xu, Chapter 5, pp. 141-170



 



18        Final Exam



課前、課後投入共計 4.5小時


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

1.協助蒐集課程相關補充資料



2.協助準備課堂教材



3.協助準備影音設備



4.課後協助回答課程相關問題


Requirement/Grading

課堂討論:10%



作業:15%



期中考試:25%



報告:20%



期末考試:30%











































 



60以下



60-70



70-80



80-90



90以上



課堂討論



佔總分10%



少有參與



曾經發言參與討論



部分參與討論,偶爾提出提出有道理的看法



參與討論並提出有道理的看法



參與討論並提出寶貴而很有道理的看法



作業



佔總分15%



按照準確回答的百分比



期中考試



佔總分25%



按照準確回答的百分比



報告



佔總分20%



無能力交待清楚他人有關一種語言的情況,並無能力表明訊息來源



交待他人提供有關一種語言的最基本情況,並對訊息來源提供最起碼的訊息



基本上交待清楚他人有關一種語言的情況,並基本上表明訊息來源



用自己的語言描寫一種語言,並表明訊息來源



用自己的語言準確、適當地描寫討論一種語言,並表明訊息來源



期末考試



佔總分30%



按照準確回答的百分比




 


Textbook & Reference

William B. McGregor, Linguistics: an Introduction, New York: Continuum International Publishing Co., 2009



 



Ye Feisheng 葉蜚聲 and Xu Tongjiang 徐通鏘, Yuyanxue gangyao 語言學綱要 An Outline of Linguistics, 臺北:書林出版公司, 82 [1993].


Urls about Course
http://www.continuumbooks.com/linguistics/mcgregor https://glottolog.org/ http://www.ethnologue.com/
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