Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΒΑΛΚΑΝΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΟΛΟΓΙΑ / INTRODUCTION TO BALKAN LINGUISTICS
CodeΓΛΩ367
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPhilology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280000640

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 35
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glōssologías Mandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600155271
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be aware: (a) of the importance of language contact in language history. 
 (b) of the Balkan character of the Standard Modern Greek. (c) of the importance of Balkan linguistics in the evolution of the Greek language.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The foundamentals of studying Balkan Linguistics; critical analysis on the activity of eminent specialists as Miklosich, Sandfeld and Trubetzkoy, the concept of the Balkan Linguistic Union and the factors which can explain the genesis of the Balkanisms. Description of the basic phonetic, morphological and syntactic balkanisms (postposition of the article, case syncretism, structure of the future, etc.). Balkan Linguistics and Modern Greek dialects.
Keywords
balkanism, Sprachbund, contact linguistics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.4
Written assigments481.7
Exams812.9
Total1686
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Παρουσίαση εργασίας
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Thomason, S. 2019. Εισαγωγή στη γλωσσική επαφή. Θεσσαλονίκη: ΙΝΣ.
Additional bibliography for study
Friedman, V. (2006). Balkans as a Linguistic Area. In: K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Second Edition, vol. 1, 657-672. Oxford: Elsevier. Sandfeld, K. 1930. Linguistique balkanique, problèmes et résultats. Paris: Champion. Tomić, O. M. 2006. Balkan Sprachbund Morphosyntactic Features. Dordrecht:: Springer.
Last Update
30-01-2020