Universität Konstanz 
 Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft     
 

frans plank

regularly taught

 
• Structure & History of English (SHE) I, II
• Morphology I, II
• Typology
• Historical Linguistics
• Linguistic Analysis of Verbal Art
• Historical-Comparative Morphology and Syntax of Germanic

lecture notes

 
   

 SoSe 2016 

Linguistic Analysis of Verbal Art

 

Course description
Topics and reading
Principles
"I like Ike"
 

"veni vidi vici"
Cockney Rhyming Slang
Schüttelreim
"Guinness is good for you"

   

 

SHE II, History
(with Janet Grijzenhout)

 

Reading matters
1. The plot
2. Introduction
3. OE, phonem inventory
4. OE, inflection
 

5. Early Germanic > Old English
5a. M. Parkvall: Europäische Sprachen
6. Old English > Modern English
 

   

 WS 2015/2016 

Morphology I

 

0. Programme
1. Orientation
2. Morphological Analysis
2a. Mehr Kekchi
2aa. Mehr Kekchi – Lösung
2b. Himbeer Morpheme
3. Types of exponents

 

4. Allomorphy
5. Morphology – Phonology
6. Internal structure of words
7. External & internal boundaries
8. Paradigm structure
9. Morphological Typology

   

WS 2014/2015

Historical Linguistics

 

Course description
Reading matters
Introduction
 

   

 

Typology

 

Course description
Themes in Typology (Basic reading list)
Große und kleine Fragen in der Sprachwissenschaft
Progress in Typology
 

   

SoSe 2014

Introduction to English Syntax

 

Course description
Programme
Basic reading
Word class reading
Syntax basics
 

   

WS 2011/2012
 

SHE I, Structure
(with Janet Grijzenhout)
Part B: English morphology and syntax (Plank)

 

0. Programme
1. Overview
2. Allomorphy
3. Words

 

4. Form-parts and meaning-parts
5. Constituency
6. Classes and relations

   

WS 2007/2008

Morphology II

 

0. Programme
1. Direction of derivation
2. Polysemy
3. ONE lexical item
4. Questionnaire (ALIVE–DEAD-DIE-KILL)
 

FAQs

 
   
 

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