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Introduction to Linguistics for IT Students

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
NI-LNG ZK 2 2P Czech
Garant předmětu:
Václav Cvrček
Lecturer:
Václav Cvrček
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Software Engineering
Synopsis:

This one-semester course should provide a gentle introduction to linguistics and language research for students majoring in IT and programming. Students get acquainted with basic concepts used in language descriptions as well as major theories influencing the current mainstream in linguistics. Specific attention will be paid to empirical and quantitative methods in linguistics, including the use of language corpora, and to specific issues of Czech.

Requirements:

None.

Syllabus of lectures:

Topics covered:

1. Language, communication and linguistics – brief history and current trends in linguistics

2. Language corpora and their compilation – methods, problems, use cases

3. Language system, structure, layers, linguistic disciplines and units

4. Phonetics – sound, phoneme, morphoneme, syllable, speech segment; specifics of spoken communication

5. Graphemics; Morphology – word structure, morpheme, word formation, productivity; language variability

6. Morphology (flective) – grammatical categories of Czech words

7. Lexicon and vocabulary – word and lexeme, semantic relations of units within lexicon; types of dictionaries

8. Lexicon and vocabulary – multi-word expressions (collocations) and phraseology; onomastics

9. Syntax and its limitations – sentence structure and syntagmatics, context analysis

10. Text, style and discourse – basic quantitative characteristics of text and language, corpus-based register studies, corpus-assisted discourse analysis

11. Czech in various comparisons – history of Czech, typological and genetic classification of Czech

12. Sociolinguistic aspects of Czech – stratification, dialects, codification and prescription (vs. description)

Syllabus of tutorials:

There are not exercises.

Study Objective:
Study materials:
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Further information:
https://moodle-vyuka.cvut.cz/course/view.php?id=6937
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:A-s135
Cvrček V.
18:00–19:30
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
As135
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-23
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