This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of the course, the students should : have developed a knowledge of specific syntactic and semantic phenomena in German, have developed a knowledge in theoretical and applied linguistics, be able to present competently one of the topics of this course.
The phenomena that will be discussed are: the Passive Construction, empty Subjects and Expletives, the Double Object Construction, the Distribution of Reflexives, Reciprocals, and Pronouns, Wh-questions, Coordination Phenomena, Causative and other Infinitival Constructions, Discontinuous Constituents, Extraposition, Extraction-Islands, the Free Word Order Phenomenon and the Analysis of (In-)Definiteness and Theme/Rheme.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Presentation of one of the topics of the course and a written exam. Support. 1. Syllabus, 2. scientific articles/chapters in books, 3. a written guideline for " how to present a linguistic work ", 4. the students get aid with the workout of their presentations (content, structuring, ').