ELL113 : Structure of English

Convenor(s): Dr. Robyn Orfitelli


Please note: This module may or may not run in any given semester. Please check with the tutor.

General Information

This module provides an introduction to basic sentence structures and related linguistic terminologies, focussing on the morphological and syntactic structure of contemporary English. It runs in parallel with its 10-credit sister module ELL112 Sounds of English, and is designed to provide a firm grounding in the description of English sentence structure(s), and to equip students with basic skills to identifying and analysing English sentence structures. The module may also offer a brief introduction to English semantics, serving as an essential basis for more advanced linguistic study.


One one-hour lecture and one seminar per week.


Coursework, Exam

Contact Details

Dr. Robyn Orfitelli, 0114 222 0224


Information last changed: Friday 19th of February 2016 :: 02:18:04 PM (GMT)


The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK