UBKCU054 English lectures on general and historical linguistics

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Miloslav Vondráček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Soňa Schneiderová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ing. Bc. Roman Sukač, Ph.D.
Institute of The Czech Language and Library Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Lectures deal with the topics from general and historical linguistics. Students will get familiar with English terminology.
  • Introduction to linguistics, language classification, language functions, grammar terminology, historical linguistics and its roots, basic language changes, reconstruction of a proto-language.
    recommended literature
  • CRYSTAL, D. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language. Cambridge University Press, 2010. info
  • BEEKES, R.S.P. Comparative Indo-European Linguistics. John Benjamins Publ., 1995. info
  • HOCK, H.H. Principles of Historical Linguistics. Mouton de Gruyter, 1991. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Participation at seminars (two absences permitted), passing a final test
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Summer 2024, recent)
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