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180158 KO MEi:CogSci Linguistics Discussion (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work
Fr 08.10. 15:00-16:30 Digital


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


max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Online sessions will take place on Fridays from 15.00 to 16.30 in Moodle.


The participation in the sessions is obligatory.

If you have any special needs regarding online sessions (hearing, listening, seeing, moving, mental health, technology etc) please contact the instructor or the MEi:CogSci administraton team.

Friday 22.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 19.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 17.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 28.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to linguistics with special emphasis on questions of interest to cognitive science.

Linguistics within the cognitive sciences, theoretical models within linguistics, exercises on phonetics/phonology/morphology/syntax/semantics, psycho- and neurolinguistics, embodiment of grammar

Assessment and permitted materials

There will be six homework assignments, each consisting of an online task (written answer to short questions on the material to be studied), a short verbal presentation in the live session (approx. 5 mins answering assigned questions) and participation in the live discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grading scheme:You can receive the maximum of 24 Points.
24, 23, 22 --> "sehr gut" (1)
21, 20, 19 --> "gut" (2)
18, 17, 16 --> "befriedigend" (3)
15, 14, 13 --> "genügend" (4)
12 points or less --> "nicht genügend" (5), i.e. you failed the course.

You can receive the points in the following way:
4 points per homework (1 point written online task, 1 point class presentation, 2 points participation in the discussion).

Examination topics

exercises, lectures, discussion, reading of classical introductory material

Reading list

Required texts will be provided.

Supplementary reading: English sections of Rothmayr, Antonia. 2016. Linguistik für die Kognitionswissenschaft. Tübingen: Narr.

Association in the course directory

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