BBN-AME-234
Cognitive Linguistics (Kognitív nyelvészet) in spring 2015
Bakhtiar Mohsen, Mon 10:00–11:30, F ép Kerényi, host: DAS (R306)
3-credit seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: BBN-ANG-251
description & set texts
Cognitive Linguistics deals with how humans make sense of their physical-social-cultural experiences through cognitive mechanisms and the way this conceptual knowledge is represented in language. In this course, basic notions of Cognitive Linguistics such as categorization, framing, metaphor, and metonymy are discussed. The book 'Language, Mind, and Culture' is used as the main source for the class discussions: Kovecses, Zoltan. (2006). Language, Mind, and Culture: A Practical Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press.
requirements & assessment
Students will be writing two exams (a mid-term and a final exam) during the semester and their final grade will be based on the total credits that they gain from the two exams.Participation in the tests is required for everyone.