German linguistics (2008/2009)

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Course code
4S00964
Name of lecturer
Alessandra Tomaselli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
L-LIN/14 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - GERMAN
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Mar 2, 2009 al May 30, 2009.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.7  
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  

Learning outcomes

Our principal aim is to introduce the students to the theoretical principles of Generative Grammar through the analysis of some syntactic phenomena peculiar of German language.

Syllabus

: Dalla teoria X-barra all’approccio del programma minimalista: lo statuto degli elementi pronominali nel tedesco standard (ed in alcune varietà dialettali)

Bibliografia:
- Grewendorf, G.- Hamm, F.- Sternefeld, W. (2001), Sprachliches Wissen. Eine Einführung in moderne Theorien der grammatischen Beschreibung, SUHRKAMP, cap. IV.
- Grewendorf, G. (2002), Minimalistische Syntax, FRANCKE UTB.
- Bidese, E.- Poletto, C.- Tomaselli, A. (2006), The Relevance of Lesser Used Languages for Theoretical Linguistics: The Case of Cimbrian and The Support of The TITUS Corpus, in I. TIES (ed.), Proceedings of LULCL Conference, Bolzano/Bozen, EURAC, pp.77-97.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam in italian or german

Teaching aids

Documents