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English linguistics

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Kod przedmiotu: 0704-f2ENG2S-EL Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0232) Literatura i językoznawstwo
Nazwa przedmiotu: English linguistics
Jednostka: Katedra Filologii Angielskiej
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 6.00 (zmienne w czasie)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

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Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

4 +6 ECTS (125+125h)

30+30 contact hours

5 individualized instruction in smaller groups with the teacher’s assitance

35 writing 2 essays

35 preparing 2 presentations on selected topics

30 filling out 2 work-sheets

30 preparation for 2 tests


Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of the multiple issue of the English language (cognitive, social, diachronic, comparative) (K_W01)

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of the use of English for special purposes. (K_W04)

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of applied linguistic analysis and creative uses of English. (K_W06)

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of the links between language studies and literature and non-literary discourse. (K_W08)

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of research-related terminology and methodology applied in English Linguistics. (K_W09)

The graduate has in-depth knowledge of selected language issues in the comparative aspects (involving stylistic analysis and translation) (K_W13)


Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

The graduate is able to search for, analyze, evaluate, select, and apply information using various sources and to formulate critical opinions based on special aspects of linguistic analysis and creative skills in English. (K_U01)

The graduate is able to gain and deepen their knowledge and develop their research and analytical skills on their own. (K_U08)


Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:

0

Metody dydaktyczne:

Mini lectures, presentations, discussion, analytical tasks, filling out work-sheets, brainstorming sessions: ‘ list of all answers’

Metody dydaktyczne podające:

- wykład konwersatoryjny

Metody dydaktyczne poszukujące:

- projektu
- referatu
- seminaryjna

Skrócony opis:

The aim of the course English Linguistics is to organize and expand the students’ orientation across general and descriptive linguistics, and also theoretical-methodological approaches. Additionally, it aims to provide a survey of issues on language variation regarding the English language (in diachronic, regional, social and stylistic dimensions).

Pełny opis:

A REVISION of issues overlapping with other (earlier) courses, e.g. General, Descriptive and Contrastive Linguistics, and also the Theory of Communication (winter term):

· structure-function in language and the levels of organization

· semiotics: the semiotic sign: index, icon, symbol, codes, media, etc

· paralinguistic features of communication & language variation: social, regional...

· communication model: speech chain

· design features of language & functions of language

· ontological & epistemological issues & theory-practice, fact-value

· morphology and word formation processes

· syntactic and semantic roles and relations

· semantics: denotation-connotation, sense-reference & sense relations: polysemy, homonymy, etc.

· text linguistics: textuality criteria: cohesion-coherence, etc.

· pragmatics: entailment, presupposition, implicature,

· Cooperation Principle (Maxims), The Speech Act Theory (felicity conditions)

· contrastive linguistics

Avenue One: Theoretical and methodological approaches to language study (winter term)

(descriptive and explanatory adequacy)

· Structuralism (Geneva, Copenhagen, Prague, London, America)

· Generativism (Standard Theory, X-bar, Government and Binding, Principles and Parameters, Minimalism)

· Other Approaches: Tagmemics and Stratificational Grammar, Systemic-Functional Linguistics

· Functionalism (Functional Systemic Grammar, Role and Reference Grammar)

· Natural Semantic Metalanguage

· TEXT LINGUISTICS AND DISCOURSES ANALYSIS

· COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS: COGNITIVE SEMANTICS, COGNITIVE GRAMMAR AND CONSTRUCTION GRAMMARS

Avenue Two: Language Variation (summer term):

· Comparative methods & processes of diachronic linguistic change & regional/social variation

· The History of English from Old English to Modern English: Anglo-Saxons, Christianity, Norse Invasions, Normans, G. Chaucer and W. Caxton, W. Shakespeare and King James’ Bible,

· Scottish English, Irish English, British English Variants, American English, Black English, London Cockney, Australian English, Irish English

· the Inner Circle, the Outer Circle, the Expanding Circle

· the Dynamic Model of the Evolution of Postcolonial Englishes

· Postcolonial Englishes (a survey of: Pacific Varieties, South-East Asian Varieties, Indian English, South African English, East and West African Varieties, the Caribbean Patois and other Pidgins and Creoles.

Avenue Three: Australian English (summer term):

· Australian English: pronunciation, vocabulary, sociolinguistic aspects

Aboriginal English: Aboriginal linguistic/conceptual universe and cultural/narrative practices

Literatura:

· OBLIGATORY: Lecture notes and handouts ( BASED ON THE OPTIONAL LIST/RECOMMENDED LIST– BELOW - available form the teacher), AND ALSO recommended YouTube documentaries, lectures and debates..

· OPTIONAL/RECOMMENDED

· Chandler, Daniel. 2002. Semiotics: The Basics. Routledge. London.

· Crystal, David. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

· Crystal, David. 2007. Words, Words, Words. Oxford University Press. Oxford - New York.

· Cruse, Alan. 2006. A Glossary of Linguistics and Pragmatics. Edinburgh University Press. Edinburgh.

· Fisiak, Jacek. 1975. Wstęp do współczesnych teorii lingwistycznych. Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne. Warszawa.

· Koerner E. F. K. and Asher R. E. (eds.). 1995. Concise history of the Language Sciences from the Sumerians to The Cognitivists. Pergamon.. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

· Matthews, Peter. H. Oxford Concise Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford University Press. Oxford - New York.

· McCrum Robert, William Cran, Robers MacNeil. 1986. The Story of English. Penguin Books.

· McIntyre, Dan. 2009. History of English: A resource book for students. Routledge. London and New York.

· Melchers Gunnel and Phillip Shaw. 2003. World Englishes. Arnold and Oxford University Press. London and New York.

· Moore, Bruce. 2008. Speaking our Language: The Story of Australian English. Oxford University Press.

· Australia, New Zealand.

· Muecke, Stephen. 2005 [1992]. Textual Spaces. API Network. Sydney.

· Mugglestone, Linda (ed.). 2006. The Oxford History of English. Oxford University Press. Oxford.

· Pinker, Steven. 1995. The Language Instinct, Penguin Books, London.

· Quirk Randolph, Greembaum S. 1990. A Student’s Grammar of the English Language. Longman.

· Chalker Sylvia. 1992. A Student’s English Grammar Workbook. Longman.

· Richards J. et al (eds.). 1985. Longman Dictionary of Applied Linguistics. Longman.

· Schneider, Edgar W. 2007. Postcolonial English: Varieties around the world. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

· Skrzypczak, Waldemar. 2006. Analog-Based Modelling of Meaning Representations in English. Nicolaus University Press. Toruń.

· Tarsk. R. L. 1999. (edited by Peter Stockwell 2007). Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts. Routledge. Oxon.

· Thrudgill, Peter and Jean Hannah. 2002. International English: A guide to the varieties of standard English. Arnold and Oxford University Press. London and New York.

Walsh, Michael and Colin Yallop (eds.). 2007 [1992]. Language and Culture in Aboriginal Australia. Aboriginal Studies Press. Canberra.

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Involvement (20%)

Preparation for classes (20%)

Analytic tasks, essays and work-sheets (20%)

Final test (40%)

Very good – 91-100% (5.0)

Good plus – 86-90% (4+)

Good – 76-85% (4.0)

Satisfactory plus – 70-75% (3+)

Satisfactory – 60-69% (3.0)

Fail – 0-59% (2)

Praktyki zawodowe:

N/A

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2017/18" (zakończony)

Okres: 2018-02-26 - 2018-09-30
Wybrany podział planu:


powiększ
zobacz plan zajęć
Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Waldemar Skrzypczak
Prowadzący grup: Waldemar Skrzypczak
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Skrócony opis:

as above

Pełny opis:

as above

Literatura:

as above

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2018/19" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-02-25 - 2019-09-30
Wybrany podział planu:


powiększ
zobacz plan zajęć
Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Waldemar Skrzypczak
Prowadzący grup: Waldemar Skrzypczak
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Skrócony opis:

as above

Pełny opis:

as above

Literatura:

as above

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