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
ALM417 Etymology I Compulsory 4 7 3
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the etymological approach.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. HAKAN ÇİL
Learning Outcomes
1 The student knows the importance of etymology in large dictionarys (Grimm dictionary)
2 The student has knowledge about the origins of folk etymology.
3 The student knows the origins of words which were adapted from Turkish to German and visa versa.
4 The student comprehends the historical development of concepts.
5 The student knows the importance of etymology.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course is exploring the origins of words and showing their changes in meaning and describing their cultural and historical functions.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Definition of etymology
2 The etymological meaning and it's features
3 Etymology in ancient times
4 Etymology in the Middle Ages
5 The conception of etymology in renaissance and humanism
6 The linguistically oriented conception of etymology in the baroque period
7 Folk etymology I
8 Midterm Exam
9 Folk etymology II
10 Etymological work with examples from German and Turkish I
11 Etymological work with examples from German and Turkish II
12 Etymological work with examples from German and Turkish III
13 Etymological work with examples from German and Turkish IV
14 Etymological work with examples from German and Turkish V
15 Etymological work with examples from German and Turkish VI
16 Study week
17 Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Lokotsch, K. "Etymologisches Wörterbuch", 2.,unveraenderte Auflage, Heidelberg, Carl Winter-Universitaetsverlag, 1975. - Fritz, G. "Einführung in die historische Semantik", Tübingen, Niemeyer.2005. - Kluge, F. "Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache", Gruyter&Co. Berlin, New York, 1975.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Face to face education, description method and power point presentations.
Assessment
AssessmentQuantityWeight
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Total100
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
Total100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Total100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 14 2 28
Pre Class Self Study 14 1 14
Post Class Self Study 14 2 28
Midterm Preparation 1 6 6
Final Preparation 1 6 6
Total 44 17 82
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