NJII_3514B Korpuslinguistics

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Mgr. et Mgr. Markéta Hotařová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Iva Zündorf, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Iva Zündorf, Ph.D.
Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies – Faculty of Arts
each even Tuesday 12:00–13:40 G02
linguistic knowledge - BA level
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the subject is the theory of corpus linguistics, methodology of corpus-based and corpus-driven language research, knowledge of criteria for the selection of the corpus instrument with regard to the character of the research question and the mastery of corpus researches.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should get insight into the theory of corpus linguistics, they should gain the basic knowledge of corpus based language research and apply the acquired knowledge in finding their own corpuslinguistic questions and tasks and they should be able to find the way how to find the possible answer.
  • Corpuslinguistics, concept, terminology
  • Taxonomies of corpora Corpus-based research
  • Applications: methodological issues in using corpora
  • Corpus data, corpus design
  • Corpus analysis
  • Special corpus tasks
  • Analysis in translation corpora
  • Presentations
    required literature
  • SCHERER, Carmen. Korpuslinguistik. Heidelberg: Winter. 98 s. ISBN 3825351645. 2006. info
  • LEMNITZER, Lothar and Heike ZINSMEISTER. Korpuslinguistik : eine Einführung. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. 220 s. ISBN 3823362100. 2006. info
  • KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ, Iva and N.R WOLF. Ansätze zu einer sprachwissenschaftlichen Quellenkunde. In: Kratochvílová I. / Wolf. N.R. Kompendium Korpuslinguistik. Winter Verlag, Heidelberg. S. 9-17. 2010. info
    recommended literature
  • Wolf, Norbert Richard (2003): Plädoyer für eine Korpuslinguistik. In: Kratochvílová, Iva; Vaňková Lenka (Hg.) (2003): Germanistik im Spiegel der Generationen. Festschrift für Prof. PhDr. Zdeněk Masařík, DrSc. zu seinem 75. Geburtstag
  • Kratochvílová, I.: Bilinguale Textkorpora als Grundlage für die kontrastive Sprachforschung: Zum sprachreflektiven Potential der korpusgestützten Analyse. In: Hockicková, B.Dvorecký, M. (Hg.): Motivation für Deutsch, Nitra 2007, S. 386-395.
  • KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ, Iva and N. R. WOLF. Kompendium Korpuslinguistik. 1st ed. Heidelberg: Winter. ISBN 978-3-8253-5793-1. 2010. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussions and presentations, homework
Assessment methods
presentation, homework
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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