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.