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100009 EU EU Introduction to Linguistics (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 10 - Deutsche Philologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 42 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 13.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 20.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 27.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 03.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 10.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 17.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 24.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 01.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 15.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 12.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 19.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Tuesday 26.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

- Introduction: Basics, What is Linguistics?
- Language and Speech. Currents and Grammarians. Object of Study, Basic concepts.
- Terminological issues, Currents and trends in Linguistics.
- How do I read an linguistic text?
- Phonetics and Phonology (I. Linear Phonology)
- Phonetik und Phonologie (II. Generative Phonology and phonological processes)
- From Word formation to Morphology
- Traditional Syntax versus Generative Syntax
- The Verb in the German Sentence
- Word Semantics
- Sentence Semantics
- Pragmatcs
- Text linguistics

Assessment and permitted materials

1. Homework assignments (compulsory, minimal requirement) tba during the semester.
2. Mid-term examination (compulsory, minimal requirement)
3. Final examination (compulsory, minimal requirement)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1. Your mandatory attendance (max. 3 leaves of absence)
2. Acquiring basic theoretical and practical knowledge in Linguistics, with a special focus on German Linguistics.
3. You are expected to deliver your homework on a regular basis and to observe the deadlines. This is a minimal requirement.
4. Attending both the mid-term and the final exam. Both attendancies are minimal requirements.

QUANTIFICATION OF YOUR OUTPUT

- Delivering your homeworks is a prerequisite to attend the mid-term and the final examination
- Mid-term examination 40%, final examination 60%

Hence please do take your attendance, your homework and your mid-term exam as seriously as you take your final examination.

Examination topics

1. Documentation to be sent via e-mail on a regular basis.
2. Peter Ernst: Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft, UTB Basics, Wiener Universitätsverlag
all reprints as of 2008.
3. Jörg Meibauer: Einführung in die germanistische Linguistik, J.B. Metzler, all reprints.

Reading list

1. Documentation to be sent via e-mail on a regular basis.
2. Peter Ernst: Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft, UTB Basics, Wiener Universitätsverlag
all reprints as of 2008.
3. Jörg Meibauer: Einführung in die germanistische Linguistik, J.B. Metzler, all reprints.

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