PLIN032 Grammar and Corpus

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Klára Osolsobě, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Klára Osolsobě, Dr.
Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jaroslava Vybíralová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Mon 10:00–11:40 G13
Prerequisite: CJBB84
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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course (in open connection with the optional bachelor course "Morphology and Corpus") is to teach students how to use language corpora as the sources of observations of natural language functioning (the Czech language).
Learning outcomes (in Czech)
Student musí být schopen pro lingvistickou hypotézu vyhledat v korpusu relevantní data a pomocí korpusových nástrojů s nimi pracovat. Na základě pozorování dat by měl být schopen hypotézu reformulovat, potvrdit, vyvrátit.
  • 1) Exploring Phones (Letters) Variants in Czech Inflection with Corpora 2) Exploring Vowel Variants in Czech Declension with Corpora 3) Exploring Distribution Rules of the Variants in Corpora (Declension) 4) Exploring Distribution Rules of the Variants in Corpora (Conjugation) 5) Exploring Adjectives ending in -cí in Corpora 6) Word Art Ambiguity in Corpora 7) Synthetic Future Tense (Corpus based study) 8) Adverbs from Nouns (Corpus based study) 9) Adjectives ending in -cí in Figura Etymologica (Corpus based study) 10) Multiword Expression in Corpora
  • ČERMÁK, F. - BLATNÁ, R. (EDS.): Korpusová lingvistika: Stav a modelové přístupy. Praha : Nakladatelství LN. 2006. JELÍNEK, T. Nové značkování v Českém národním korpusu. Naše řeč 91, 2008, 13–20.
Teaching methods
The means of this course aim is the set of exercises. First, students will learn methods for solving linguistic problems under the pedagogue´s guidance (searching and sorting data, drawing conclusions based on the data observations). Subsequently, the students will work on specified assignments on their own, present and discuss them. Exercises, the set of homework, follow-up class discussions and the project are demanded.
Assessment methods
The subject is completed by the examination. The seminar final project (5-10 pages).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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