Home page for Linguistic
Department of Linguistics
Welcome to the homepage of Linguistic Methods!
This page provides course material, which is added incrementally as the
Contains an overveiw of the different parts of the course with
teachers' names and email addresses, list of course literature and
information about examination
All assignments to be sent in. Updated
version Sept 20!
for Philosophy of
Science Step 1 in Swedish
(All other assignments in Swedish are in "Lingvistisk metod I & II)
Note that Theory of Science Step 1 has no course literature. You will
have the power point presentation and you can listen to the lecture in
Swedish on http://www.gslt.hum.gu.se/~leifg/metod/
and in English (forthcoming here).
Where and when to send assignments
Assignments can be sent to the teacher listed in the course schedule
with acopy to Elisabeth Ahlsén email@example.com. (If no teacher
is listed, also send to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
You can send them at any time during the course period, i.e. the autumn
term. If you want the course results reported for the fall of 2006, be
sure to send in all assignments before December 15.
for the course paper
The course paper is a research program for an application to a research
council, with a careful specification of methods.
You can use the same project (something which you are doing or are
planning to do) for the assignments and the course paper, if you want
The course papers will be defended with opposition at the course final
Send in your papers (to email@example.com) in good time, in order to get
feedback and give the opponent a week to prepare.
MATERIAL FOR EACH PART OF THE
Power points presentations and recordings
For each part of the course, there will be:
- Power point presentations and other files of handouts etc.
- An audio and/or videorecording (Will probably be available on dvd
instead - more information will come.)
This material will be added as soon as it is ready after each lecture,
but there will be a certain time lag.
1. Introduction + The Research Process
2-3. Philosphy of science Step 1
Introduction + Ontology
Power point 2-3
4. Language elicitation - Work with
Power point, including
Revised version of chapter in
Group exercise (Swedish)
5. Experimental Methods
Power point, including assignment
6. Interview, questionnaire and
There is no power point for this lecture
Please note that
7. Audio and video recording,
transcription and coding and
8. Corpus Linguistics
will be web based only (no lectures).
The linked material contains excercises to do on your own. To some
extent they overlap with the assignments given for this part of the
Both are useful to do - you only have to hand in one (the assignments
already given or the ones on the linked pages).
Course literature: Chapter 13 (in English) - a
Power point. see
Please note that the files are around 60 Mbytes (MP3)
(We are attempting to compress them further.)
Introduction + The Research Process
Philosophy of Science, Step 1: 1
Linguistic Methods Philosophy of
Science, Step 1:2
Philosophy of Science, Step 1:3
Philosophy of Science, Step 1: 4
Linguistic Methods Language Elicitation
Linguistic Methods Experimental Methods A, Experimental Methods B
Linguistic Methods Interview, questionnaire
and observation A, B
Linguistic Methods Formalization
Linguistic Methods Statistics A, Statistics B