N2MP_3HIS Historical Development of German 1

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Alena Kovářová (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
N2MP_3HIS/Kombi02: Fri 21. 9. 16:00–16:50 učebna 63, Fri 12. 10. 16:00–16:50 učebna 63, Fri 26. 10. 16:00–16:50 učebna 63, Fri 9. 11. 16:00–16:50 učebna 63, Fri 23. 11. 16:00–16:50 učebna 63, Fri 7. 12. 16:00–16:50 učebna 63, A. Kovářová
N2MP_3HIS/Prez01: Wed 14:00–14:50 učebna 65, A. Kovářová
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.
  • Analysis of the example of the text from the time of old upper German, middle upper German and early upper German.
    recommended 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
    not specified
  • Masařík, Zdeněk/Brom, Vlastimil: Historische Entwicklung des Deutschen. Brno 2005: MU.
  • Frey, Evelyn: Einführung in die Historische Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen. Heidelberg 1994: Groos.
  • SCHWEIKLE, Günther. Germanisch-deutsche Sprachgeschichte im Überblick. 5. Aufl. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2002. xii, 283. ISBN 3476019039. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught last offered.
General note: Předmět se realizuje jako NJ_G800 Vývoj německého jazyka.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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