Trends in contemporary linguistic 3221-S2-0KL21W
Classes are the review of the most important contemporary linguistics trends , from school Kazan, whose creators are J.N. Baudouin de Courtenay and Mikolaj Kruszewski. There will be presented the theory of Ferdinand de Saussurea which is the basis of modern structural studies. Then there will be discussed the theories of Prague school (which included scientists from many countries), Copenhagen and London schools as well as structural theories of American schools. There will be presented the contribution of Polish, Russian and some European countries linguists to the world of linguistics.
Type of course
After completing the course, student:
- can define basic grammatical terms, knows linguistic terms, can recognise relations between various language facts as well as put linguistic theory into practice
- knows basic linguistic theories and methodologies
- can indicate differences between various theories and trends in linguistics as well as indicate the founders, members and basic tenets of major schools of structural linguistics
- can present the semantic theories by Lyons, Wierzbicka, Doroszewski, Apresjan and Bralczyk as well as explain the methodology of semantic fields used in linguistics
- knows on advanced level the subject and methodology characteristics and the advanced terminology used in literary and language studies.
- knows the main language studies theories and philological researching methods
- can prepare individual literary or linguistic comparison analyses using appropriate methods and research tools
- can recognise advanced language structures and evaluate their correctness
- can evaluate the meaning of particular language occurrences in the synchronicity and historical context
- can evaluate the meaning of particular language occurrences in the context of modern international, economical, political and social situation of Belarus and its borderlands
- can use the advanced linguistic terms during the process of language occurrences analysis
- can use advanced translation terms during the analysis of translations from Polish into Belarusian and from Belarusian into Polish
- can prepare individual analysis of translations from Polish into Belarusian and from Belarusian into Polish, concerning and comparing moderns developments in this field
- can evaluate the meaning of particular translators from Polish into Belarusian and from Belarusian into Polish in the context of their influence of Polish-Belarusian cultural exchange
3. SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
For the final evaluation will be taken into account:
- presence on classes
- activity on classes
- written final test
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11. L.W. Szczerba, Izbrannye raboty po russkomu jazykoznaniju, Moskwa 2007.
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13. J. Apresjan, Koncepcje i metody współczesnej lingwistyki strukturalnej, Warszawa 1974.
14. J. Apresjan, Leksiczeskaja semantyka, Moskwa 1974.
15. A. Wierzbicka, Semantyka i słownik, Wrocław 1972.
16. W. Doroszewski, Język. Myślenie. Działanie, Warszawa 1982.
17. E. Tabakowska, Kognitywne podstawy języka i językoznawstwa, Kraków 2001.
18. A. Furda, Językoznawstwo otwarte, Wrocław 2000.
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