This course is part of the programme:
Bachelor's study programme Slovene Studies (1st Level)
Objectives and competences
The goal of the course is to familiarize students with the basic knowledge of the psychology of language (comprehension, production, acquisition of language), organization of the language function in the brain and children’s acquisition of language
- Ability to recognize interesting topics in the area of psycholinguistics
- Ability to search, reading and critical review of the professional literature
Linguistics courses at this program
Content (Syllabus outline)
- Introduction to psycholinguistics
- Psychological foundations of comprehension and production of language
- Experimental methodology in psycholinguistics
- Acquisition of language by children
Intended learning outcomes
- Basic knowledge of psycholinguistics and innateness of language
- Basic knowledge of language comprehension and production
- Basic knowledge of language acquisition by children
- Teržan Kopecky, Karmen (2001): Psihološke dimenzije jezikovnih ravnanj. Maribor: Pedagoška fakulteta.
- Altmann, Gerry T.M. (1997): The Ascent of Babel. An Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Kranjc, Simona (1990): Razvoj govora predšolskih otrok. Ljubljana: Znanstveni inštitut Filozofske fakultete.
- Pinker, Steven (1994): The Language Instinct : How the Mind Creates Language. William Morrow and Company.
- Prebeg – Vilke, Mirjana (1995): Otrok in jeziki. Materinščina in drugi jeziki naših otrok. Ljubljana: Sanjska knjiga.
- Marjanovič – Umek, Ljubica (1990): Mišljenje in govor predšolskega otroka. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. Teoretični del (str. 11-59).
- Regular attendance and active participation at the lectures and exercises • 3 or 4 homework assignments • written or oral final exam based on the entire content of the course
Associate professor of Linguistics at the University of Nova Gorica
University course code: 1SI309
Year of study: 2
- Lectures: 30 hours
- Exercises: 30 hours
- Individual work: 60 hours
Course type: elective
Learning and teaching methods:
• lectures • exercises on designing psycholinguistic experiments • homework assignments and indiivudal work