Current Approaches in Linguistics - ABO700730
Title: Current Approaches in Linguistics
Guaranteed by: Institute of Czech Language and Theory of Communication (21-UCJTK)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 30 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Markéta Ceháková
Teacher(s): Mgr. Markéta Ceháková
Mgr. Anna Staňková
Incompatibility : ALINP208M
Interchangeability : ABO700701, ALINP208M
Is incompatible with: ALINP208M
Is interchangeable with: ALINP208M, ABO700701
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Annotation - Czech
The course focuses on the history of linguistics and development of various linguistic approaches since the second half of 20th century up to now, i. e. from structuralism to current integrative socio-cognitive approaches. Every week, a 20-minute English lecture introducing one perspective is followed by a 70-minute Czech seminar dedicated to the discussion of an English text related to the topic of the week.
Last update: Staňková Anna, Mgr. (25.09.2023)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

essay (written in Czech or in English) - 5-7pages

Last update: Ceháková Markéta, Mgr. (15.02.2024)
Syllabus - Czech

5. 10. Introduction

12. 10. Structuralism

19. 10.: Enterprise of Generative Grammar 

26. 10.: Foundations of Generative Grammar

2. 11.: Development of Generative Grammar

9. 11.: Continuations of Generative Grammar

16. 11.: Empirical turn: Frequency and usage-based approaches

23. 11. Linguistic diversity and language evolution

30. 11. Language in the brain and mind

7. 12. The basics of cognitive linguistics

14. 12. The advances in cognitive linguistics

21. 12. Interactional linguistics

4. 1. Current challenges in linguistics: General discussion

11. 1. Consultation of essay topics

Last update: Ceháková Markéta, Mgr. (25.09.2023)