The idiomatic element of language: construction grammar, valency theory, research on collocation and idiomaticity.
Contents of the degree programme
The FAU Master of Arts English Studies is a degree programme with a focus on research. It offers an in-depth study of the English language and the literature and cultures of Great Britain and Ireland (as well as other English speaking countries). The course of study is modularised and encourages a specialisation in one of the two following fields:
Specialisation Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
The idiomatic element of language: construction grammar, valency theory, research on collocation and idiomaticity
Foreign language teaching: lexicography, grammar, contrastive linguistics, speech perception and production, literacy development, bilingualism and bilingual education
First and second language acquisition and research on learner language
The English language: history and variation