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Code: 188238
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Sandra Lukšić
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Sandra Lukšić - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Defining the basic concepts of pragmalinguistics as a discipline that studies the use of illocution in a language;critical thinking in relation to theoretical frameworks and methodological procedures from the point of view of speech acts;identifying similarities and differences between pragmalinguistics and related linguistic disciplines;doing independent research by applying the methods of pragmalinguistics.
Course contents
1. The relationship between pragmalinguistics and other linguistic disciplines (semantics, sociolinguistics and syntax) (2L+2S) 2. Pragmatics and applied linguistics. Communication and pragmatic competence (1L+1S) 3. The history of pragmalinguistics (2L+2S) 4. Language as a communication system: language functions (1L+1S) 5. Deictic and referential expressions (1L+1S) 6. Conversational maxims and the cooperative principle (1L+1S) 7. Conversational implicatures and cultural conditionality (1L+1S) 8. Levels of speech acts (1L+1S) 9. Types of speech acts (1L+1S) 10. Linguistic politeness and principle of communicative cooperation in interdiscourse communication (1L+1S) 11. Indirect speech acts (1L+1S) 12. Sequencing: Principle of dialogical interpretation (1L+1S) 13. Pragmatic features of an utterance (1L+1S)
Learning outcomes:
  1. Students will be able to:
    - define linguistic units at the level of conversation, discourse and text;
  2. - analyze the relationship between pragmalinguistics and related disciplines such as syntax, sociolinguistics and semantics;
  3. - select contextually appropriate linguistic forms to express the expected pragmatic intent taking into consideration the norms of linguistic politeness and the principle of communicative cooperation;
  4. - analyze the German text with respect to the cooperative principles: cooperation, civility and relevance of conversations.
  1. Holly, W., , Einführung in die Pragmalinguistik. Langenscheidt, Berlin., , 2001.
  2. Meibauer, J., , Pragmatik. Stauffenburg Verlag Brigitte Narr, Tübingen., , 2001.
Optional literature:
  1. Pragmatics, , Levinson, S. C., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., 1983.
5. semester
Izborni predmeti- Njemački jezik i književnost 5. semestar - Regular studij - German Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: