Study Programmes 2015-2016
Version 2014-2015
LING0009-1  
Typology of languages and language universals
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in Anthropology6
Bachelier en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation classiques5
Bachelier en information et communication5
Bachelier en langues et lettres modernes, orientation germaniques5
Bachelier en histoire de l'art et archéologie, orientation générale5
Bachelier en histoire5
Bachelier en langues et lettres modernes, orientation générale5
Bachelier en histoire de l'art et archéologie, orientation musicologie5
Bachelier en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation orientales3
Bachelier en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation orientales5
Bachelier en philosophie4
Bachelier en philosophie5
Bachelier en langues et lettres françaises et romanes, orientation générale5
Bachelier en traduction et interprétation5
Master in Ancient Languages and Literatures, Classics5
Master in Modern Languages and Literatures : German, Dutch and English4
Master in Linguistics4
Master in Linguistics5
Master in Ancient Languages and Literatures, Oriental Languages5
Master in Ancient Languages and Literatures, Classics3
Master in Ancient Languages and Literatures, Oriental Languages5
Lecturer :
Julien Perrez, Laurent Rasier
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
An introduction to what the world's languages have in common and in what aspects they can differ as well as to the main principles underlying language.
Tools applied to exercises and potentially to be used to a grammatical phenomenon of the student's choice.
Learning outcomes of the course :
Mastering the theoretical notions and the methods of analysis and being able to apply them in order to solve concrete problems.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
None.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Face-to-face. 30 hours; 2nd semester; See http://cipl82.philo.ulg.ac.be/horaires
Recommended or required readings :
The course will be based on the following books:
  • Everett, C. (2013). Linguistic Relativity: Evidence across Languages and Cognitive Domains. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.
  • Velupillai, V. (2012). An Introduction to Linguistic Typology. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.
Some scientific articles (most of the time in English) might also be discussed to further illustrate some specific subjects.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written exam measuring the understanding of key theoretical concepts as well as the students' ability to apply these to concrete cases. 
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Concrete examples will be used as a basis of reflexion to introduce theoretical concepts.
Contacts :
Professors: Laurent Rasier & Julien Perrez
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Laurent Rasier
Département de langues et littératures modernes
Place Cockerill 3, 4000 Liège
bureau: A2/3
tél.: +32 4 3665403
Laurent.Rasier@ulg.ac.be
Office hours
On appointment, from Monday to Thursday
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Julien Perrez
Département de langues et littératures modernes
Place Cockerill 3, 4000 Liège
bureau: A2/5/17
tél.: +32 4 3665837
Julien.Perrez@ulg.ac.be 
Office hours
Q1: Tuesday's from 13:00 to 16:30, Wednesday's from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Q2: Wednesday's from 10:30 to 11:30, Thursday's from 13:00 to 16:30.
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