Course: Current Issues in Linguistics

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Course title Current Issues in Linguistics
Course code KAJ/4311
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
The course is based on the current trends of linguistics even though historical points of view are also considered. The class will involve language analysis and comparison and will expect the student to cooperate within their active class preparation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 0 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject studies the modern approaches to linguistic disciplines.
The student has a solid grasp of basic linguistic terminology and a positive attitude to the studied subject.
Not stated.

Assessment methods and criteria
80 per cent of class attandence and project involvement.
Recommended literature
  • Aarts, B. Modelling linguistic gradience. Studies in Language. 1 -49.
  • Baker, M. Lexical categories.. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • Coulson, S. Electrifying results: Cognitive linguistics and ERP studies In Gonzalez- Marquez - Methods in cognitive linguistics. Amsterdam, 2007.
  • Duranti, A. Linguistic antrhopology. Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  • Evison, J. What are the basics of analysing a corpus? In: O'Keeffee & McCarthy - The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. London: Routledge, 2010.
  • Geeraerts, D & Cuyckens, H. The Oxford handbook of cognitive linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Gennari, S. et al. Motion events in language and cognition, Cognition 83, p. 49-79. 2002.
  • Graffi, G. 20th century linguistics. Overview of trends. In: Barber, A. & Stainton, R.J.(Eds.). Concise encyclopedia of philosophy of language and linguistics.. Amsterdam: Elsevier., 2010.
  • Kager, R. Optimality theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Lycan, W. Philosophy of language. A contemporary introduction.. London: Routledge, 2000.
  • Plag, I. Word-formation in English. Cambridge, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
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