Linguistics - Specific Competences

1.         Identify linguistic units, the relations among them and processes affecting them

2.         Ability to distinguish  the different levels of linguistic analysis

3.         Ability to formulate linguistic generalizations on the basis of language data

4.         Ability to recognize linguistic problems

5.         Ability to use linguistic data in the construction of linguistic argumentation

6.         Understanding the nature of linguistic evidence at difference levels of analysis

7.         Ability to gather data, construct linguistic corpora, manage, maintain and retrieve information from them

8.         Ability to select appropriate methodologies for different types of linguistic research

9.         Awareness of the relationship between theoretical approaches and methodological practice

10.      Ability to critically reflect on common misconceptions of language

11.      Ability to reflect on the nature of language as a species-specific property

12.      Understanding the nature of linguistic theories, hypotheses and explanations

13.      Ability to describe the core components of any one theoretical model in a given area of analysis

14.      Ability to apply tools and methods of linguistic analysis to related fields

15.      Awareness of the relevance of linguistics for adjacent fields

16.      Ability to examine and reflect on the relationship between language and social context

17.      Ability to identify different types and sources of linguistic and non-linguistic meaning

18.      Ability to describe and analyze the linguistic competence across the life span of a speaker

19.      Ability to describe and analyze psychological aspects of  knowledge, production and comprehension of language.

20.      Ability to describe and apply tools of linguistic analysis to diachronic data

21.      Ability to identify and analyze different categories of language disorder.

22.      Awareness of the issues involved in natural language processing and of language industries

23.      Understanding of the basic techniques for the analysis of linguistic data.