linguistics -Third year

linguistics -Third year

Semester: 06


Teaching Unit: Fundamental

Module: Linguistics

Credits: 04                                                                                             

Coefficient: 02


Course Objective 


o To develop  students theoretical knowledge about the discipline

Subject Contents

1. Introduction to psycholinguistics (origin, definitions, concepts and issues)

2. The nature of human language as cognitive and communicative system

3. Language, culture and thought

4. Theories of first language acquisition

4.1 The nature vs. nurture debate: behaviorism or an innate capacity for acquisition?

4.2 The Social Theory of Language Acquisition

4.3 The cognitive basis of language.

5. Language comprehension and production. 

6. Language loss