Linguistics 300, F08, Undergraduate tutorial


Time
Place

M W 2-3:30
Bennett 322

Instructor: Dr. Beatrice Santorini

Email
Office
Office hours
Phone

beatrice@babel.ling.upenn.edu
Williams 602
M 3:30-5 or by appointment
215 898 5829

Teaching assistant: Caitlin Light

Email
Office
Office hours
Phone

clight@babel.ling.upenn.edu
Williams 401
T 12-2
734 646 1241 (c)

In this course, we will investigate two topics, each topic taking half the semester:

As the course proceeds, assignments will be posted below.

(Due) date Assignment Type Other information
The rise of auxiliary do and related changes
Part 1: M 9/8
Part 2: W 9/10
A1 B Guidelines for submission
Submit to Caitlin Light
the earlier, the better A2 A Background reading
F 9/12 A3, S3 B Submit to Caitlin Light
M 9/22 (extended to W 9/24) A4, S4 B Submit to Caitlin Light
ongoing
(9/22 - 9/29)
A5 A  
ongoing
(9/29 - 10/6)
A6 A Coding conventions
Searching and counting with grep
Saving searches
Finding corpus examples
M 10/20 A7 C Informal synopsis due by F 10/10
Guidelines concerning content and style
Submit to Beatrice Santorini
Stress shift in English loanwords from French
M 10/27 A8 A Information about word stress
M 11/10 A9 B Submit to Beatrice Santorini
W 11/19 A10 B Submit to Beatrice Santorini
W 12/3 A11 A
W 12/17 - midnight A12 C Spreadsheet with loanwords (last revised December 3). Corrections are highlighted in pink and can be found easily by sorting the "Corrections?" column.
For convenience, the same corrections are also posted on a separate errata page.
Guidelines concerning content and style
Submit to Beatrice Santorini