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Speech fluency development

Speech fluency development

Code: 228923
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Matea Kovač
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Matea Kovač - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Obtaining a comprehensive view of the concept of fluency and mastering the ways of fluent speech development through the implementation of speech tasks in the context of teaching activities.
Learning outcomes:
  1. to provide the basic definitions of speech fluency and the variables of analyzing fluency in the narrow sense, which can be explained and described by the psycho-linguistic aspects of speech production;
  2. - identify the reasons for the occurrence of speech disfluency and explain them within the framework of psycholinguistic processes of speech planning and speech performance;
  3. - to explain the difference between fluency as a phenomenon of performance and the consequence of the effective and unproblematic processing of psycho-linguistic speech planning and speech performance from other elements that include linguistic knowledge;
  4. - to recognize the importance of systematic teaching of discourse markers and formulaic sequences as key factors in developing fluency in a foreign language.
  1. Häsitationsphänomene in der Fremdsprache Deutsch und ihre Bedeutung für die Sprechwirkung. (Schriften zur Sprechwissenschaft und Phonetik 10)., , Reitbrecht, Sandra, Frank & Timme Berlin., 2017.
  2. Govorna fluentnost u stranome jeziku, , Mirjana Matea Kovač, Sveučilište u Splitu, Filozofski fakultet Split, 2020.
Optional literature:
  1. Fluency in Native and Nonnative English Speech, , Götz, Sandra, Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins., 2003.
1. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - German Language and Literature; Teacher Education
Consultations schedule: