Master in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg State University

Program Description

Master in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg State University

Overview

Language of instruction: German

This master program is aimed at extending the theoretical knowledge of students necessary for conducting language functional analysis and for developing the communicative competence and language proficiency.

The study process is based on the theoretical guidelines of the modern trends in applied theoretical linguistics, such as pragmalinguistic analysis, communicative (interactional) text linguistics, historical pragmalinguistics, and sociolinguistic analysis of German (the dialect, professional words, the sociolect, the communicative-functional variation of linguistic forms).

The program is primarily aimed at transferring to students up-to-date basic knowledge of how to use various linguistic forms in German in their direct interrelation with the socio-communicative activity of people in different socio-cultural contexts.

Programme outline

Compulsory courses:

  • History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research
  • Semiotics in Intercultural Communication
  • Teaching Practice
  • Preparation of Master’s Thesis
  • Research Practice

Elective courses:

  • Fundamentals of Linguistic Pragmatics
  • Etiquette Formulas: Evolution and Grammaticalization
  • Textuality Criteria in Practical Analysis
  • German Dialectology
  • Rhetoric and the Modern Theory of Text
  • Analysis of Narrative Text

Credits: 120 ECTS

This school offers programs in:
  • German


Last updated October 23, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
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2 years
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Russia - St. Petersburg
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