First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM101 Introduction to Linguistics I Compulsory 1 1 3
Objectives of the Course
Learning to analyse the language on the area of linguistic. An introduction for the linguistic.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. HAKAN ÇİL
Learning Outcomes
1 Students will be able to make a phonological analysis.
2 Students will be able to differentiate phonetic areas
3 Students will be able to express the main features of language models.
4 Students will be able to express their thoughts about the qualities of the language
5 Students will have general knowledge of linguistics
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Learning linguistic analysis, the history and topics of linguistics, Saussure's model of sign, communication models, functions of language according to Roman Jacobson, comparison phonetics and phonology, phonetic analysis.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 The history and topics of linguistics
2 What is language?
3 Saussure's model of the sign
4 What is a character and what characteristics it has
5 What is communication?
6 Ogden, C. K. / J. A. Richards model of sign
7 Karl Bühlers model of sign
8 Midterm
9 Functions of language according to Roman Jakobson
10 What is phonetics?
11 Characteristics of phone?
12 Comparison to Phonetics and and Phonology
13 Phonetic Analysis
14 Phonetic Analysis
15 Phonetic Analysis
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Bußmann, Hadumod (2002): Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft, Kröner Gross, Harro (19998): Einführung in die germanistische Linguistik Kessel, Katja / Sandra Reimann (2007) : Basiswissen Deutsche Gegenwartssprache, UTB Pelz, Heidrun (1996) : Linguistik, Eine Einführung, Hoffmann und Campe
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Describtion method, practice and power point presentations.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 1 14 14
Midterm Preparation 1 14 14
Final Preparation 1 14 14
Total 5 56 70
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