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
ALM204 Morphology of German II Compulsory 2 4 4
Objectives of the Course
In this course, it is aimed to give knowledge of derivation and semantic groups
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 The student can explain the denominale and deverbale adjective derivation in German with examples.
2 The student is familiar with semantic verbs in German.
3 The student is aware of the semantic function of suffixes in German.
4 The student has knowledge of the semantic groups of nouns derived with suffixes.
5 The student has the ability to explain the denominale, deadjective and deverbal noun derivation in German with examples.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Noun derivation, adjective derivation, semantic groups of verbs and nouns and the analysis of words
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Word formation
2 Denominale noun derivation
3 Denominale noun derivation
4 Deadjective noun derivation
5 Deverbal noun derivation
6 Adjective derivation
7 Denominale adjective derivation
8 Midterm
9 Deverbal adjective derivation
10 Adjective derivation with suffixes or prefixes
11 Semantic groups of verbs
12 Semantic groups of verbs
13 The semantic function of suffixes
14 The semantic groups based on the noun derivation with suffixes
15 The semantic groups based on the noun derivation with suffixes
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Altmann, H./Kemmerling, S. (2000): Wortbildung fürs Examen. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag.
Bergenholtz, H./Mugdan, J. (1979): Einführung in die Morphologie. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.
Bußmann, H. (1990): Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft. Stuttgart: Kröner.
Fleischer, W./Barz, I. (2007): Wortbildung der deutschen Gegenwartsssprache. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
Lohde, M. (2006): Wortbildung des modernen Deutschen. Tübingen: Narr.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Description method, single work and discussion are used as learning activities and teaching methods in this course.
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 2 14 28
Post Class Self Study 3 14 42
Midterm Preparation 1 6 6
Final Preparation 1 6 6
Total 9 54 110
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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