Introduction to Linguistic Studies

Introduction to Linguistic Studies

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Pallay Jozef, izr. prof. dr. Stankovska Petra, izr. prof. dr. Wtorkowska Maria Zofia

1. Language. Definitions and typology of languages.
2. Linguistics, grammar, philology.
3. System and structure. Language and speech. Paradigmatic and syntagmatic relations in language. Synchrony and diachrony.
4. Language functions.
5. Language as a sign. Fundamentals of linguistic semiotics.
6. Language and society. Polygenesis and monogenesis of vernacular. Linguistic divergence and convergence.
7. Linguistic genres. Horizontal (geographical) and vertical (social and functional) division of language.
8. Linguistic levels (phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology, word formation, phraseology, stylistics).
9. Sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, pragmalinguistics, cognitive linguistics.
10. Genetic typology of languages. Kentum and Satem languages.
11. Czech, Polish, Slovak from the point of view of linguistic typology.
12. Overview of the basic stages of development of the Czech, Polish and Slovak standard languages.
13. Language and linguistic manuals, dictionaries and grammars.