The aim of this course is study the way words and word-formation may be viewed from a linguistic perspective. Students will develop an appreciation and understanding of the complexity of English vocabulary, the historical roots of words, the interaction between languages that enriches vocabulary and the development of new word forms. An additional aim of this course is for students to develop their linguistic vocabulary and analytical skills.
All seminars take place online (no physical meetings) via the software Adobe Connect. To participate in the seminars, you must have a broadband internet connection, a microphone, headphones and a web camera. The course consists of obligatory seminars at specific times.