Academic Catalog

FLE472 INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN LINGUISTICS

Course Code: 4500472
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4,5
Department: English Language Teaching
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. GLAY CEDDEN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

German and Germanic. The German dialects. The standardization of German. The influence of foreign languages. Language reform. `New-High-German`. Language and nationalism. German as a scientific language. Language development and urbanization. Contemporary normative linguistics. Language problems of foreigners.