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Poljička cesta 35, Split, Croatia

Language and society

Code: 117757
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Magdalena Nigoević
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Magdalena Nigoević - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The student is expected to understand basic linguistic concepts, types of language stratification, language use and various functions of language within a social context. Particular attention will be given to the sociolinguistic competence in the Italian language.
Learning outcomes:
  1. define basic linguistics concepts
  2. demonstrate the possibilities of language choice
  3. explain the use of a different language variety in relation to a different social context
  4. describe language varieties
  5. recognize the approaches of studying language and language standardization
  6. interpret the varieties of Italian contemporary language
  1. Fondamenti di linguistica, , Simone, Raffaele, Gius. Laterza & Figli, 2003.
  2. Prima lezione di sociolinguistica, , Berruto, Gaetano, Laterza, 2004.
  3. Sociolingvistika. U: Uvod u lingvistiku, Zrinjka Glovacki-Bernardi (ur.)., , Halwachs, Dieter W., Školska knjiga, 2007.
  4. Manualetto di linguistica italiana, , Dardano, Maurizio, Zanichelli, 1996.
Optional literature:
  1. Linguistica e pragmatica del linguaggio, , Bazzanella, Carla, Gius. Laterza & Figli, 2005.
  2. Fondamenti di sociolinguistica, , Berruto, Gaetano, Laterza, 1995.
  3. Sociolinguistics. The Study of Speaker's Choices., , Coulmas, Florian, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  4. Women, Fire and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal about the Mind., , Lakoff, George, University of Chicago Press, 1987.
  5. Antroplogia del linguaggio, , Duranti, Alessandro, Meltemi, 2000.
  6. Le lingue e il linguaggio. Introduzione alla linguistica., , Graffi, Giorgio; Scalise, Sergio, Il Mulino, 2002.
1. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Italian Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: