Introduction to English Language and Linguistics: Part II - Use - SoSe 2023

Dr. Christopher Geissler, Summer 2023, Course catalog

Course Description

This is the second half of the two-semester introduction to linguistics. This semester, we will turn to the analysis of meaning and language in use, including topics such as semantics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and linguistics as an empirical science.


Please get hold of the following textbook, which will form the basis of our course:

Plag, Ingo, Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Maria Braun & Mareile Schramm. 2015. Introduction to English Linguistics. Third, revised and enlarged edition. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

(available from the university library (ULB) and online via the university internet:

Course Catalog

The course catalog is available here: Course Catalog