N2MK_4HIS Historical Development of German Language 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/0.5/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Mojmír Muzikant, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Káňa, Ph.D.
Department of German Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Helena Rytířová
Supplier department: Department of German Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
N2MK_4HIS/01: Fri 27. 2. 12:05–12:50 učebna 55, Fri 13. 3. 12:05–12:50 učebna 55, Fri 27. 3. 12:05–12:50 učebna 55, M. Muzikant
successful completion of the previous term
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
At the end of tuition students have extensive knowledge about phonetics and morphology of German language from the diachronic point of view. Students are able to classify historical texts into particular development stages according to their characteristic phonic and morphological features. Students are able to explain irregularities in phonetics and morphology of current German on basis of gained knowledge of historical language development.
  • the most important features of Primitive Germanic regional and temporal division of German the first shift the second shift phonic within the transfer from old upper German do middle upper German early newupper German phonic rarities the system of strong verbs the system of weak verbs early newupper German leveling tendencies in the morphology
    required literature
  • MUZIKANT, Mojmír. Kurze Geschichte der deutschen Sprache für Lehramtsstudenten Deutsch als Fremdsprache. první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 150 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5401-1. info
    recommended literature
  • MUZIKANT, Mojmír. Historische Entwicklung des Deutschen (Historical development of German). 2008. 48 pp. info
  • Masařík, Zdeněk/Brom, Vlastimil: Historische Entwicklung des Deutschen. Brno 2005: MU.
  • Frey, Evelyn: Einführung in die Historische Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen. Heidelberg 1994: Groos.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
regular and active participation, knowledge of problematics, oral exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 3 hodiny.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019.
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