|Contrastive Linguistics: Semantics and Pragmatics|
Contrastive linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, methodology of corpus linguistics.Position of the Course
Various aspects of semantics and pragmatics are studied from a contrastive perspective, with a focus on Germanic and Romance languages. Students are initiated in the usefulness and the practical use of parallel corpora and translation corpora. They will be familiarized with the methodology and the applications of “learner corpora”.Contents
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Cost: 10.0 EUR
The course focuses on the critical reading of literature in “reading seminars” and individual research tasks. Students are required to carry out a small comparative research task and to report on it both orally and in writing. The research topic is set in consultation between lecturer and student and it depends on the student’s specific interests.
The students will be required to write a paper.