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Part II

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

 

Papers offered by the Department

For students following the Linguistics Tripos in Part I, you should choose a total of four papers from Section C and Section D.

For students following another Tripos at Part 1, you must take four papers, comprising of:

  • Paper Li.1 - Sounds and words †
  • Paper Li.2 - Structures and meanings †
  • TWO papers to be chosen from Section C and Section D

† If this paper has already been taken in another tripos it cannot be taken again and another paper must be chosen from Sections C and D.

Section C (Part IIA and IIB)

  • 6: Phonetics
  • 7: Phonological Theory
  • 8: Morphology
  • 9: Syntax
  • 10: Semantics and pragmatics
  • 11: Historical linguistics
  • 12: History of Ideas on Language (Runs on alternate years; suspended in the year 2018-19)
  • 13: History of the English Language (Runs on alternate years; suspended in the year 2018-19)
  • 14: History of the French Language
  • 15: First and Second Language Acquisition
  • 16: Psychology of Language Processing and Learning
  • 18: Computational Linguistics

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Spanish-English speakers' text reading comprehension: An eye movements-EEG experiment

29 October 2018

The purpose of this study is to better understand whether learners of a second language differ from native speakers in text comprehension processes. Concretely, native Spanish speakers will be reading in their second language (English) to assess some cognitive processes that take place during normal text comprehension. To...