GENERAL LINGUISTICS

GENERAL LINGUISTICS

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Code
65478
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 9282 SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS)
semester
2° Semester
modules
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Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Linguistics as the scientific study of language. Human science and empirical principle. Historical linguistics, or diachronic linguistics, linguistic Geography. "Primitive" elements in languages. Languages and ways of speaking. Linguistic system and structuralism. Generativistic model. Historic references; different forms in natural languages and development. (Drift). Language convergence and divergence. Interlinguistics, methods and perspectives. Textuality. Attributes and Grice's maxims.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students will be introduced to various topics not only in linguistic analysis but also in  linguistic theory. From linguistic structure to its application by language users, they will be able to appreciate the different ways to analyze the texts and their juxtaposition (intertextuality).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Linguistics as Human science and empirical principle. Diachronic linguistics, Researching methods; historic references. Generativistic model. Analysis and Structuralism. De Saussure, Form and Substance; Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches. Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Relations. Gestalt. Prague Linguistic Circle and function of elements within language. Textuality. Attributes and Grice's maxims. Language and languages, the ways of speaking; the linguistic system. Convergences and divergences between languages. Interlinguistics, methods and perspectives.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For basic elements and introduction to the Linguistic a handbook, such as:

U.Rapallo, La ricerca in Linguistica, Roma 2005;

Further information in:

U.Rapallo, Profilo di Linguistica.Guida alla ricerca Linguistica interdisciplinare, Firenze 2006. (some chapters)

L.Radif, L Iliade al quadrato.Retorica dell'allusività e miti concorrenti, Alessandria 2002

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment

Exam Board

FILIPPO DOMANESCHI (President)

BEATRICE TRAVALCA CUPILLO

LUDOVICA RADIF

LESSONS

ORARI

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