Subject

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Theoretical Linguistics

General details of the subject

Mode
Face-to-face degree course
Language
English

Description and contextualization of the subject

Una introducción a los fundamentos de la Lingüística y a sus niveles de análisis: fonología, morfología, sintaxis, semántica, pragmática y análisis del discurso. Se tratará desde la perspectiva de las Ciencias del Lenguaje pero en el contexto de las Tecnologías de la Lengua.

Teaching staff

NameInstitutionCategoryDoctorTeaching profileAreaE-mail
GARMENDIA MUGICA, JOANAUniversity of the Basque CountryProfesorado AgregadoDoctorBilingualBasque Philologyjoana.garmendia@ehu.eus
SAN MARTIN EGUIA, ICIARUniversity of the Basque CountryProfesorado AgregadoDoctorBilingualBasque Philologyitziar.sanmartin@ehu.eus
ZUBELDIA ARRUABARRENA, LARRAITZUniversity of the Basque CountryProfesorado AgregadoDoctorBilingualBasque Philologylarraitz.zubeldia@ehu.eus

Competencies

NameWeight
Identification of techniques to represent linguistic knowledge.12.0 %
Capacidad para evaluar técnicas de representación de conocimiento lingüístico y escoger la representación óptima.12.0 %
Understanding of the basic strategies of language analysis and deepen in their adaptation and specific applications in dealing with human natural languages.12.0 %
Knowledge of the basic principles of the modules that constitute human natural languages.12.0 %
Identification of linguistic phenomena within language modules.12.0 %
Knowledge about the techniques to represent linguistic knowledge.12.0 %
Knowledge about different approaches to linguistic analysis.25.0 %

Study types

TypeFace-to-face hoursNon face-to-face hoursTotal hours
Lecture-based203050
Applied computer-based groups4060100

Training activities

NameHoursPercentage of classroom teaching
Lectures50.040 %
Prácticas con ordenador, laboratorio, salidas de campo, visitas externas100.040 %

Assessment systems

NameMinimum weightingMaximum weighting
Critical debate in the classroom10.0 % 10.0 %
Essay, Individual work and/or group work30.0 % 30.0 %
Questions to discuss20.0 % 20.0 %
Written examination40.0 % 40.0 %

Learning outcomes of the subject

Conocimiento de los diferentes modelos de análisis lingüístico.

Aplicación de conocimiento teórico a casos prácticos en fenómenos lingüísticos.

Temary

1. Bases y características de las lenguas naturales

2. Ramas de la lingüística: Conceptos básicos

2.1. Fonética y Fonología

2.2. Morfología y morfofonología

2.3. Sintaxis

2.4. Semántica léxica y semántica formal

3. Uso del lenguaje

3.1. Pragmática

3.2. Análisis del Discurso

4. Lingüística de Corpus

4.1. Lingüística de corpus vs Lingüística derivado del corpus

4.2. Humanidades Digitales

5. Aproximaciones y disciplinas en Lingüística

Bibliography

Basic bibliography

Biber, Douglas, Susan Conrad and Randi Reppen. 1998. Corpus Linguistics: Investigating Language Structure and Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fromkin, Victoria A. and Robert Rodman. 1998. An Introduction to Language. New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers. 6th Edition (reedited: Fromkin, A. V., Rodman, R., Hyams, N. 2014. An Introduction to Language. Harcourt. Brace College Publishers. 10th Edition)

In-depth bibliography

Baker, Paul. 2010. Sociolinguistics and Corpus Linguistics. Edinburg: Edinburg University Press.

Bloomfield, Leonard. 1933. Language. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Bronckart, Jean-Paul. 1997. Activité langagière, textes et discours. Pour un interactionisme socio-discursif. Paris: Editions Delachaux et Niestlé.

de Saussure, F. Course in General Linguistics (Ed. by Charles Bally & Albert Sechehaye in coollaboration with Albert Riedlinger), MCGRAW-HILL BOOK CO., NY, 1966.

Finegan, Edward. 2008. Language, Its Structure and Use (Fifth Edition). Boston: Thomson Wadsworth.

Horn, L. R. and G. Ward (eds.). 2004. The Handbook of Pragmatics. Oxford: Blackwell.

Jackendoff, R. 1994. Patterns in the Mind: Language and Human Nature. Basic Books.

Levinson, S. 1983. Pragmatics. New York: Cambridge University Press.

McEnery, Tony and Andrew Hardie. 2012. Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

N. Chomsky, Aspects of the Theory of Syntax (1965); Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press

O'Grady, William, John Archibald, Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees Miller. 2010. Contemporary Linguistics (Sixth Edition). New York: Bedford/St. Martin's.

Pinker, S. 1986. The Language Instinct. New York: Harper Perennial.

Portner, Paul. 2006. "Meaning". In Ralph W. Fasold & Jeffrey Connor-Linton (eds.), An Introduction to Language and Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Badford, A.Transformational Syntax (1981); Cambridge, CUP.

Saeed, John I. 2009. Semantics. West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell.