Course: Introduction to Linguistics

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Course title Introduction to Linguistics
Course code KAJ/4013
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
  • Šteklová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject informs about linguistic branches and compares the mother tongue with a foreign language aquisition. It is also a subject dealing with language in its full social context. The course is conected with e-learning material available online at https://moodle.pf.ujep.cz/

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Acquaint the students with the complexity of the language system and describe different methods of analysis. Introduce the most important language families and branches. Explain the difference between language learning and language acquisition.
Students gain knowledge and skills in linguistic disciplines, text analysis and are able to use linguistic terminology (with proper understanding and definitions).
Prerequisites
The student shows motivation for linguistics.

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
The student is able to read and study materials in English. Also a credit text and oral exam are required.
Recommended literature
  • Booij, G. E. The grammar of words. An introduction to linguistic morphology. Oxford: Oxford University Press., 2007.
  • Clark, J., Yallop, C. & Fletcher, J. An introduction to phonetics and phonology. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2007.
  • Danesi, M. & Rocci, A. Global linguistics. An introduction. New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2009.
  • Evans, V & Green, M. Cognitive linguistics. An introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2007.
  • Fasold, R. W. An introduction to language and linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Isac, D. & Reiss, C. I-language. An introduction to linguistics as cognitive science. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): - (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): - (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter