Course: Theoretical grammar

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Course title Theoretical grammar
Course code KAJ/A4611
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 get greater knowledge in phonology and phonetics, morphology and syntax, lexicology and semantics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 0 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The students solidify their knowledge of individual and partial linguistic fields.
THe students are able to analyze and consider issues within linguistics.
The level expected is a graduated bachelor.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in class, test, exam.
Recommended literature
  • Aarts, B. The handbook of English linguistics. Malden: Blackwell, 2008.
  • Blevins, J.P. & Blevins (Eds.). Analogy in Grammar: Form and Acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Bloor, T. & Bloor, M. The Functional Analysis of English. London: Arnold, 2005.
  • Brinton, L.J. & Brinton, D.M. The Linguistic Structure of Modern English. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2010.
  • Dalrymple, M. Lexical Functional Grammar. Palo Alto: Academic Press, 2001.
  • Darragh, G. A Guide To the Differences Between British and American English. Irun: Stanley, 2000.
  • Geeraerts, D. & Cuyckens, H. The Oxford handbook of cognitive linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Gonzalez-Marquez, M. et al. (Eds.). Methods in cognitive linguistics. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • 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.
  • Greenbaum, S. & Nelson, G. An Introduction to English Grammar. London: Longman, 2002.
  • Greenbaum, S. The Oxford English Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.
  • Huddleston, R. & Pullum, G.K. The Cambridge Grammar Of The English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • O´Keeffe, A. & McCarthy, M. (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. London: Routledge, 2010.
  • van Gelderen, E. An Introduction to the Grammar of English. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2010.

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