UMass Sesquicentennial


393A Language Production (3 units)

Spring 2013

Meetings

TuTh 1:00-2:15 - Dickinson 209

Instructors

Lyn Frazier []

Description

This course will cover the problems of producing a sentence or discourse. What should be the topic, and what the focus? How should one refer to discourse entities? What syntactic form should be selected? How are appropriate words identified, activated and used to specify a phonological form? Text: Willem J.M. Levelt Speaking: From Intention to Articulation.

Requirements

Requirements: Regular readings and assignments; quizzes and a term paper based on an original research project.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Ling 101 or 201.