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122051 PS PS Linguistics (2018S)

Vocabulary

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Mittwoch 14.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 21.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 11.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 18.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 25.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 02.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 09.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 16.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 23.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 30.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 06.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 13.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 20.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A
Mittwoch 27.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 6 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-22.A

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

“Vocabulary knowledge provides the essential building blocks of language and without vocabulary neither language production nor language comprehension is possible” (Milton & Treffers-Daller 2013:151).
Taking the area of vocabulary as an example this course provides students with more detailed insights into one area of linguistics and prepares them for their first small-scale research project.
After introducing basic lexical concepts, we will explore the topic from different angles, such as the mental lexicon, word formation, word meaning and specialized vocabulary. In addition, we will discuss the process of empirical research and look at data elicitation and corpus linguistic methods.
Some of the questions we will investigate in the course of the term are:
- How do we define ‘a word’ and what does it mean to ‘know a word’?
- How can we describe associations between words in the mental lexicon?
- How can we describe lexical meaning?
- How can we define and describe specialized (e.g. technical) vocabulary?
In addition to exploring these questions and learning about lexical research, participants will also learn how to find relevant literature on a specific research topic/question, critically analyse and reflect on existing research in the field and collect first experience in planning, conducting and writing about a small-scale linguistic research project.
This course combines lecturer input, sample analyses of relevant material, on- and offline assignments, group work, discussions and student presentations.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Student assessment is based on active participation in class, online assignments, regular readings, an oral poster presentation and the PS paper.
For the paper each students will choose one aspect related to vocabulary and explore it in more detail with the help of empirical data collected from corpora or with the help of elicitation techniques. Further information will be provided in class.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Attendance (max. 2 absences)
Part 1: Class participation, readings, smaller (online) assignments, discussions (f2f, online) etc. 10%
Part 2: Poster presentation in class: 25%
Part 3: Paper proposal: 20%
Part 4: PS paper (3,500 words +/-10%): 45%
All parts (1, 2, 3 and 4) must be completed and at least three out of four parts must be positive.
Grading scale: 1 (sehr gut) 100-90%; 2 (gut) 89-80%; 3 (befriedigend), 79-70%; 4 (genügend) 69-60%; 5 (nicht genügend) 59-0%.

Prüfungsstoff

Continuous assessment based on what was covered in class, details will be given in class and on Moodle.

Literatur

Materials will be provided in class and via the Moodle platform.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Studium: BEd 046 / 407
Code/Modul: BEd 09.1
Lehrinhalt: 12-2045

Letzte Änderung: Fr 31.08.2018 08:42