Introduction to English Linguistics

Language of instruction



Written English of at least B2 level and spoken/comprehension skills of C1.


This module introduces students to the basic theoretical concepts and methodological approaches in synchronic English linguistics. It covers the core aspects of English structure (phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics) and use (pragmatics and sociolinguistics).

Learning outcomes

Students are able to define core concepts in English linguistics and apply them in small-scale analyses of language data.


Participants have to attend the lecture plus one of the seminar groups.