GHLS 707: Terminology and Language Engineering


This course exposes students to issues and the major principles guiding terminology development as part of language engineering. It aims at equipping students with the techniques for developing terms for linguistics, the media, health, science, economics, politics and other specialised fields as a means of enriching and expanding the lexicon of the relevant languages. The areas to be covered include language modernisation, lexicology, onomasiology, terminology and the standardization of terms.