LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - GERMAN LANGUAGE I (MOD. A)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student learns the salient aspects of the German negation, through the reading of theoretical texts on the subject and practical exercises in which to apply what has been acquired.
Course contents summary
The course entitled "German negation: morphological and syntactic aspects" offers a contrastive approach to the complex issue of German negation.
The German negation is governed by a precise and subtle logic that is reflected at the syntactic level in the choice of position for what in German is called the "Negator", with particular attention to the negative article kein, keine, kein
1. Hardarik BLÜHDORN, Negation im Deutschen: Syntax, Prosodie, Semantik, Tübingen, Narr Verlag, 2012
2. Berit Balzer, Die Negation im Deutschen: morphosyntaktische, semantische, pragmatische und literarische Bezuege, vedi materiali didattici sulla piattaforma ELLY.
Assessment methods and criteria
Evaluation of the knowledge and skills acquired during the course will be carried out by means of a preliminary written test and an oral examination.