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Poljička cesta 35, Split, Croatia


Code: 188267
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Sandra Lukšić
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Sandra Lukšić - 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 sociolinguistics as an interdisciplinary science that monitors language in the social context; gaining insight into the social structure of language and the social condition of language behavior; mastering the skills of reading relevant literature related to a particular thematic area.

1. Introduction to sociolinguistics as a scientific discipline (2L+2S) 2. Basic terminological definitions (1L+1S) 3. Sociolinguistic research in the world (1L+1S) 4. Methods of sociolinguistic research (2L+2S) 5. Language and social context (1L+1S) 6. Standard language, dialect, variance, vernacular, idiolect (1L+1S)
7. German speaking language (1L+1S) 8. Language and culture (1L+1S) 9. Studies on linguistic variation (Fischer, Labov, Trudgill, Wolfram, Milroy) (1L+1S) 10. Language policy and language planning (1L+1S) 11. Bilingualism (1L+1S) 12. Dialectology and social network (1L+1S) 13. Language and media (1L+1S)
Learning outcomes:
  1. Students will be able to:
    - define the underlying concepts, theories and problems of sociolinguistics;
  2. - consolidate previously acquired linguistic knowledge with novel knowledge in the field of sociolinguistics;
  3. - explain the complexity of the relationship between language, culture and society;
  4. - analyze the relations between different language structures (phonological, morphological and syntactic) and the social dimension of language;
  5. - explain the significance of the external context in the linguistic analysis.
  1. Soziolinguistik. Ein Arbeitsbuch, , Veith, H. W., Günter Narr Verlag, Tübingen, 2005.
  2. Varietätenlinguistik: Eine Einführung, , Sinner, C., Narr Verlag, Tübingen, 2013.
Optional literature:
  1. The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics Around the World, , Ball, M. J., (ur.), Routledge, London and New York., 2010.
  2. Sociolinguistics: An introduction to language and society, , Trudgill, P., Penguin, London, 2000.
1. semester
Njemački preddiplomski 1. semestar - Regular studij - German Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: