Comparative Grammar of Classical Languages (M) (2012/2013)

Course code
4S02273
Name of lecturer
Paola Cotticelli
Coordinator
Paola Cotticelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2 from Mar 6, 2013  to Apr 20, 2013
Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  

Learning outcomes

The course of Comparative Grammar of the Indo-European Languages describes the history, the main aspects and projects of the meta-language of the linguistics in the history of both ancient and modern Indo-European Languages. Particular attention will be given to individual aspects of the meta-language in the classical languages.

Syllabus

The course of Comparative Grammar describes the main aspects of the meta-language as a human ability to reflect on language systems. Different aspects and functions of the meta-language of linguistics will be investigated in the context of word formation in general and in grammars. The teaching is closely linked by its content as well as with curricula focused specifically on Latin and Greek, both also with the master course in Historical Linguistics and the study of modern Indo-European languages.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam at the end of the course and presentation of a paper during the course; for working students a written assignment on a topic chosen with the help of the lecturer.

Teaching aids

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