In the second part a critical survey will be presented of the different approaches in Dutch linguistics: traditional grammar, structuralist schools, generative approach, functionalism and cognitive linguistics.
The aim of this course is to deepen the insight in the lexical and grammatical structure of Dutch by applying different theories to practical examples and by reading scientific articles.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By the end of the course the student should:
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
1. familiarize the student with the specific terminology of Dutch linguistics by applying it to concrete examples of modern Dutch.
2. introduce the student to the great schools and trends in Dutch linguistics. During the course that will be taught in Dutch, the different theories will be critically applied to various examples of modern Dutch.
- Reading of scientific articles
- Corpus study
- Theoretical questions on the subject material (50%)
- Presentation of a corpus study of a specific Dutch construction (50%)