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PS/MS Contrastive Linguistics English-German

Lecturers

Details

Time and place

  • Mon 12:15-13:45, Room C 601 ICS

Prerequisites / Organizational information

The Pro-/Mittelseminar belongs to the following modules in the indicated degree programs:

  • BA English and American Studies: Zwischenmodul II Linguistics|. (Requirements: see Module Specifications for the BA on the English Studies Homepage)
  • Lehramt Englisch an Gymnasien: |Zwischenmodul L-GYM Linguistics|. (Requirements: completed |Basismodule Linguistics|)
  • Lehramt Englisch an Realschulen: |Seminarmodul L-UF Linguistics|. (Requirements: completed |Elementarmodule Linguistics)

Content

In the seminar |Contrastive Linguistics English-German| we will explore the linguistic systems (phonetics, grammar, lexis) of English and German from a contrastive point of view, in order to highlight the similarities (convergence) and differences (divergence) between English and German. Requirements for this class are a good command of English and German. The seminar is especially directed at student of Lehramt GYM and RS. Participants will give a 20-30 minute presentation of a topic in class and write a paper of 10-12 pages.

Additional information

Expected participants: 20