Basics Of Language Science
Understand the connection between language, our brain, and the prevailing society that we reside within by enrolling in the Basics Of Language Science by Swayam
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
number of course credit 3
This Basics Of Language Science Online Course manages major parts of the language. In the course the candidate will develop an understanding connection between language, brain, and the general society that we reside in. The students will feel like they realize how to respond to a ton of inquiries regarding different complexities or various kinds of miracles about language.
This course assists the candidate with managing the three significant parts of language specifically, the construction at the degree of sounds, words, and sentences, securing or learning of it, and the varieties inside and among dialects. The Basics Of Language Science Programme offers answers to a large portion of the interests that strike major when we consider how we gained the limit of language as a child.
This course will guide the candidate in depth of language science. In the Basics Of Language Science Training candidate can also take up the course certificate by giving the exam which will be held after the course completion. The course timing is flexible and candidates can study according to their time preference and the course faculty will be professor Rajesh Kumar from IIT Madras for making understanding easy to candidates.
- Online learning certificate course
- 12 weeks course duration
- IIT Madras Faculty Prof. Rajesh Kumar
- Internal appraisal
- Elective course type
- Undergraduate and postgraduate level
- Independent course
- Free course
- Course offerings in English
- Programme offered in association with IIT Madras
- Video lectures
- Self assessment tests
- Online discussion forum
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- The candidates need not pay any fee amount to enroll or study in this programme.
- The Basics Of Language Science Fees for the exam fee is Rs.1000. To get the certification, it is compulsory to pay this fee amount and get the certificate of completion.
Basics Of Language Science Fees details
Amount in Rs.
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The Basics Of Language Science Certification Course can be taken by the following people mentioned below:
- Any candidate from BA or MA or can be a research scholar in the area of linguistics or language or from language teaching can take this course.
- The course can also be taken by any institute or company.
- Organizations dealing with artificial intelligence or with language can get this course which will enhance their quality of work.
Certification Qualifying Details
Students will be granted the course certificate precisely only when they will score 25% of the average in best 8 assignments out of the entire 12 tasks and 75% in the end-term proctored test. The student who will be accessing the course for free and does not give the proctored exam will not be given the Basics Of Language Science Certification.
What you will learn
In Basics Of Language Science certification syllabus the candidate will learn the below mentioned topics which will build up their knowledge in language.
- They will learn the rules of word formation (singular – plural) which will help them to form the sentence correctly.
- The students will develop an understanding in the category selections, selectional restrictions on verbs.
- The students will learn about the language in society, education, and culture history of generative paradigm in the study of language.
- They will understand the Binding theory and NP interpretations with structure of language and negation principles of binding theory.
- The students will be able to know the word formation rule that is phonotactic with structure of language and negation.
- The candidate will develop an understanding connection between language, brain, and the general society that we reside in.
The interested candidate can follow these basic steps described below to take admission in the Basics Of Language Science Online Course.
Step1. They have to visit the official Swayam website by tapping on the mentioned link, https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc21_hs12/preview
Step2. Next after going through the details provided on the website they have to click on the “join now” button on the website.
Step3. Now the candidate should use their Facebook or Microsoft account or Google account to register in the course. They can also sign from their Swayam account.
Step4. Once the candidate will sign they have to fill in all the details asked there including their education details and institute details.
Step5. The candidate will receive a verification code on the registered account and after entering the code enter on the “click” button.
Step6. Now the candidate can start studying the Basics Of Language Science Certification Syllabus.
Introduction of the Course
What is linguistics? What is language? How do we study language?
Language and arbitrariness, and language and dialect
E vs I language, Language as a rule-governed system
Language faculty, Language in human mind
How do we learn language?
Innateness: Some essential concepts
Structure of language at the level of sounds
Sounds (vocal apparatus)
Places and manners of articulation
Word formation / phonotactic rules
Rules of word formation (singular – plural)
Sentence: An introduction
Making of a sentence (components)
Grammaticality and acceptability
Subject and verb in a sentence
Sentence: Objects and verbs
Specifier and complement
Complements and adjuncts
Category selections, Selectional restrictions on verbs
Morphological and abstract case
Exceptional Case Marking
Motivations for movement
Questions and movement
Passives and NP movement
Movement and raising
Binding theory and NP interpretations
Principles of binding theory
Constraints on movements
Structure of language and negation
Negation and negative polarity items
Structure, language, cognition and pragmatics
History of generative paradigm in the study of language
Language in society, education, and culture
How it helps
The course offers a wide range of benefits to its candidates. The candidate can get the Basics Of Language Science Certification Benefits. It will increase the candidate's command over the language and they will be able to enhance their current grammaticality and acceptability skills. The students will feel like they realize how to respond to a ton of inquiries regarding different complexities or various kinds of miracles about language.
The students in the Basics Of Language Science Programme can apply the language knowledge in their professional life skills and they can gain reputation in the institute they are studying. They will be able to write good content by applying the word-formation/phonotactic rules. The student will be able to know the basics of language science and in the future can choose a path to dive into in-depth knowledge in the field of language.
The candidate can enhance their knowledge in the variants among the different languages. The Basics Of Language Science Certification Benefits will make the candidate verbal skills and will make them a good creative writer. The candidate can improve their vocabulary and academic performance. It will make the overall professional development of the candidate.
There are no prerequisites in this course for any learner.
The course certificate will be provided under the swayam programme launched by the government of India.
The mode of teaching will be online all throughout the course.
The candidate can visit the official website of swayam or can click on the link provided here on browser to visit the website directly (https://swayam.gov.in/explorer).
The candidate will get the certificate only if they score an average assignment score that is 10/25 and score in the exam that is 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the final score is 40/100.
The course is free of cost and candidates have to pay the exam fee for the certification which is also optional.
The mentor in this course will be professor Rajesh Kumar from IIT Madras for making understanding easy for candidates.
The medium of teaching will be in English medium and all the course content will be in the English language.
The course can be accessed on any device which will be having an internet connection.
Yes, the candidate can get enrolled in various courses of swayam at the same time.
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