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Theoretical Approaches to English Grammar

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: EN2110

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The first part of the course provides an introduction to formal theories of grammar. Here we pay particular attention to the basic principles of generative grammar and how these principles evolved and changed over time. The second part of the course deals with different functional-cognitive approaches to the study of grammar, primarily construction grammar. In this part of the course there is special focus on understanding the fundamental differences between the different paradigms.

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Tuition Fee

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EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

E-mail:, Phone: 031-786 1795


Department of Languages & Literatures
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Renströmsgatan 6

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