15SFSF065 - Generative Grammar
|Serbian Philology: Serbian Language and Literature
|Type of study
|first degree undergraduate academic studies
|Lecturer (for classes)
|Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
|Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
|To gain an understanding of the basic tenets of the generative approach and the models that have led to the Minimalist program; to master the basic terms and concepts in the field of generative grammar; to understand the link between data and theory in syntax and linguistics; to apply theoretical concepts to syntactic data in order to analyze data; to develop the ability in argumentation.
|Students understand the key terms and concepts of generative grammar, the structural relations in the sentence, the grammatical mechanisms in simple (declarative and interrogative) sentences. Students can use tree diagrams to analyze simple sentences; they have developed analytic skills to identify problems and offer solutions to them; they understand and can explain language phenomena.
|Contents of lectures
|Generative grammar: psychological implications, the relationship between language and mind. Universal grammar. Generative phonology from the beginnings to the present day. Generative syntax and semantics from the beginnings to the present day. Minimalist program.
|Contents of exercises
|Application of the theory to real language data. Class discussions.
|Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
|Study and Research
|Methods of teaching
|Lectures, classroom discussion, practice classes.
|Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
|Activites during lectures