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Seminar: Introduction to English Linguistics 2 - Research methods - Details
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General information

Course number 10-76-2-B-01
Semester SoSe 2018
Current number of participants 25
maximum number of participants 50
Home institute English-Speaking Cultures / Englisch, B.A.
Courses type Seminar in category Teaching
First date Tue , 03.04.2018 12:15 - 13:45, Room: GW2 B2880
Englischsprachige Veranstaltung Ja
ECTS points 3

Course location / Course dates

GW2 B2880 Tuesday: 12:15 - 13:45, weekly (from 03/04/18) (13x)


This course continues the general introduction to English Linguistics from last semester, focusing on how to do empirical work in linguistics. Students will be introduced to the different ways, methods and tools to obtain, process and analyze linguistic data. The following topics will be covered: research methodology and design, types of data collection, experiments, corpus linguistics, online dictionaries, transcription, and basic statistics.

Coursework and assessment:
You are expected to read and prepare selected texts for each session. The coursework will focus on real-life linguistic data and exercises which are designed to help you apply the methods and tools and critically discuss their usefulness. Participants are required to submit a portfolio comprising different data-based tasks ("worksheets") and other assignments that will be worked on in the course of the semester.

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