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Wybrane zagadnienia z językoznawstwa

1.Characteristics of a linguistic sign

2. How to represent the meaning of an individual lexeme? - semantic primitives (primes, markers, components)

3. How to explain semantic redundancy, contradiction, selectional restrictions, semantic fields?

4. A cognitive alternative – gestalts and domains

5. What’s in a word? – homonymy vs. polysemy 

6. Principles of categorization vs. semantics - prototypes and basic level of categorization

7. Priniciples of semantic extension: metonymy synecdoche, and metaphor

8. Radial models


Course creator: Bogusław Bierwiaczonek

Gramatyka opisowa języka angielskiego

Main units of syntax (constituents): phrase, clause, sentence. 
Modification vs. complementation
The internal structure of NPs, AdjPs, and AdverbP
The internal structure of  PPs, and VPs
English tense, aspect, and mood (esp.subjunctive)
Main sentence patterns (intransitive, intensive, etc)
Main syntactic functions 
Main kinds of finite and non-finite clauses 

Course creator: Bogusław Bierwiaczonek