German linguistics: theory and description

Course Code :2008FLWTLD
Study domain:Linguistics and Proficiency
Location:Not at UA, but at KUL
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:German
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Kurt Feyaerts

3. Course contents *

This seminar relates Construction Grammar to spoken German. On the basis of multiple case studies, it is argued that this paradigm is highly suitable for providing an adequate description of the syntactic and semantic features of conversational patterns in German.