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Semester: 
winter
E-credits: 
2/3
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Variability of languages in time and space / Variabilita jazyků v čase a prostoru

Linguistically oriented course for PhD students
 
  • Time and place: Friday 10:40–12:10, room S8
  • The course's site in the Student Information System

Teachers

Anja Nedoluzhko, Magda Ševčíková, Šárka Zikánová

Course schedule

October 5, 2018

  • Introduction, lecture topics, course completion requirements

October 12, 2018

  • Languages of the world, classification of languages (Magda Ševčíková)

October 19, 2018

October 26, 2018

  • Linguistic disciplines, word-formation in Czech and other languages (Magda Ševčíková)

Novermber 2, 2018

November 9, 2018

November 16, 2018

November 23, 2018

  • Linguistic typology of grammar: Morphology (Anja Nedoluzhko)  

November 30, 2018

  • Linguistic typology of grammar: Syntax (Anja Nedoluzhko)  

December 7, 2018

  • Synchrony and diachrony, typical diachronic changes (Šárka Zikánová)

December 14, 2018

  • Basic terms of sociolinguistics (Šárka Zikánová)

December 21, 2018

  • Speakers’ attitude to language (Šárka Zikánová)

January 4, 2019

  • no lecture / no seminar

January 11, 2019

  • Stylistics (Šárka Zikánová)

Course completion requirements

  1. Check-up tests during the term
  2. Active participation

References:

  • Jan Bičovský: Vademecum starými indoevropskými jazyky. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Filozofická fakulta, 2009.
  • Lyle Campbell: Historical linguistics: An introduction. 2004.
  • Bernard Comrie: Language universals and linguistic typology. 1989.
  • Terry Crowley – Claire Bowern: An introduction to historical linguistics. 2010.
  • František Čermák: Jazyk a jazykověda (Přehled a slovníky). Praha: Karolinum, 2004.
  • Jiří Černý: Dějiny lingvistiky. Olomouc: Votobia, 1996.
  • Jiří Černý: Úvod do studia jazyka. Olomouc: Rubico, 1998.
  • Tomáš Duběda: Jazyky a jejich zvuky. Univerzálie a typologie ve fonetice a fonologii. Praha: Karolinum, 2005.
  • Adolf Erhart: Základy jazykovědy. Praha: SPN, 1984.
  • Victoria Fromkin – Robert Rodman – Nina Hyams: An Introduction to Language. International Student Edition. Boston: Wadsworth, 2006.
  • Eva Hajičová – Petr Sgall – Jarmila Panevová: Úvod do teoretické a počítačové lingvistiky. Svazek 1: Teoretická lingvistika. Praha: Karolinum, 2002.
  • Martin Haspelmath et al. (eds.): Language typology and language universals. 2001.
  • Hans Henrich Hock: Language history, language change, and language relationship: an introduction to historical and comparative linguistics. 2009.
  • Jakov G. Testelec: Vvedenie v obščij sintaksis. Moskva: Izdatel'stvo RGGU, 2001

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