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120012 VO Approaching English Linguistics (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Tu 07.12. 09:45-11:15 Digital


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


Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 05.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 12.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 19.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 09.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 16.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 23.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 30.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 14.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 11.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 18.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

HYBRID with streaming
Lecture hall C2 will be open for a limited number of people while thewhile the rest can watch the stream during or after the lecture. Details for how to reserve a place from week to week will be announced here.

This lecture course is specifically designed for and tailored to a student audience that attends this class in the framework of the Erweiterungscurriculum 'The World of English 1'. The lecture provides students with a basic introduction to key concepts and terminology within the study of the English language from a linguistic perspective.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination - multiple choice and open questions: ONLINE

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students gain basic knowledge regarding various aspects of the linguistic study of the English language, including knowledge of the fundamental terminology and concepts used, enabling them to engage with the scientific field of English linguistics.

Grading scale:

1 (sehr gut) 100-90%;
2 (gut) 89-80%;
3 (befriedigend) 79-70%;
4 (genügend) 69-60%;
5 (nicht genügend) 59-0%.

Examination topics

three additional readings

Reading list

Yule, George. 2015. The Study of Language. 5th edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Yule, George. 2016. The Study of Language. 6th edition.

Association in the course directory

Studium: EC 124;
Lehrinhalt: 12-0255

Last modified: Tu 05.10.2021 00:05