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Code: 188230
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Matea Kovač
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Matea Kovač - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Introduction to semantics as a linguistic discipline; adopting the necessary competences to independently analyze meaning in language at the level of words, phrases and sentences; understanding the complexity of meaning relations and defining different traditional and contemporary theoretical frameworks.

1. Semantics as a linguistic discipline (2L+2S) 2. Traditional semantics (1L+1S)
3. Structural semantics (1L+1S) 4. Prototype theory (1L+1S) 5. Conceptual, referential, contextual definition of meaning (1L+1S) 6. Denotative and connotative meaning (1L+1S) 7. Methods of semantic analysis (2L+2S) 8. Transfer of meaning (1L+1S) 9. Traditional and contemporary approaches to metaphors and metonymy (1L+1S) 10. Paradigmatic and syntagmatic relations (1L+1S) 11. Introduction to cognitive semantics (1L+1S) 12. Semantics and pragmatics (1L+1S) 13. Hyponyms and hypernyms (1L+1S)
  1. Löbner, S.: Semantik. Eine Einführung
  2. Schwarz, M., Chur, J.: Semantik: ein Arbeitsbuch
  3. Cruse, D. A.: Lexical Semantics (odabrana poglavlja)
Optional literature:
  1. Wierzbicka, A.: Semantics, Culture and Cognition. Universal Concepts in Culture-Specific Configurations
  2. Lyons, J.: Semantics
4. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - German Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: