Course: Theoretical grammar

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Course title Theoretical grammar
Course code KAJ/A4411
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
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 students will apply their knowledge of partial linguistics fields they have gained within the studies of their bachelor programme. Their knowledge will be boosted in the Theoretical Grammar by introducing in larger detail : phonetics, phonology, syntax, lexicology and semantics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject offers consolidation of linguistic competence of students so that they understand the discipline and are able to follow with their master studies.
THe student has enough basal knowledge to understand the field.
Linguistics knowledge of bachelor´s study level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active class attendance, test and exam to complete the course.
Recommended literature
  • Aarts, B. Modelling linguistic gradience. Studies in Language 28:1, 1 - 49. 2004.
  • Baker, M. Lexical categories. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • Coulson, S. Electrifying results: Cognitive linguistics and ERP studies. In Gonzalez-Marquez, M. et al. Methods in cognitive linguistics.. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 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.
  • 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: CUP, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
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