Семестр І

  1.  Structural Linguistics: its Key Principles.
  2. Saussurian Concept of Language, Langue vs. Parole.
  3. PragueLinguisticSchool; Language Centre vs. Periphery.
  4. The Philosophy of Grammar as Viewed by O. Jesperson.
  5. Analytic and Synthetic Languages in Language Development suggested by                O. Jesperson.
  6. Analytic/Synthetic Development of Language System.
  7. Non-Linguistic Semiotic Systems.
  8. Morphological Typology of Languages.
  9. Paradigms and Morphosyntax.
  10. Grammar (Morphology) and Word-Building.
  11. Bloomfield’s Sign Base Morpheme Hypothesis.
  12. The Notion of Isomorphism as Viewed By CopenhagenStructuralSchool (L.Hjelmslev).
  13. Words as Bloomfield’s Minimal Free Forms.
  14. Grammatical Categories Connect Grammar and Semantics.
  15. Identifying Word Boundaries: on the Word Definition.
  16. Categorial Structure of the Word.
  17. Word-Building in the English Language.
  18. Immanent and Reflective Grammatical Categories.
  19. Oppositional Analysis as Introduced by N. S. Trubetzkoy.
  20. Synthetic and Analytical Means of Realization of Grammatical Categories.
  21. Parts of Speech in Latin Tradition.
  22. Distributional Principals of Classification of Words. Charles Fries’s Frames.
  23. Adverbs as a Dustbin Category.
  24. Modal Verbs among Other Grammatically Relevant Classes of Function Words.
  25. Particles as Discourse Markers.
  26. Emotional Expression through Verbal Interjections.
  27. Articles, Determiners and Quantifiers.
  28. Сase Paradigm in Synthetic and Analytical Languages;
  29. Case Grammar by Ch. Fillmore; Syntactic Concept of Case by G.O. Curme;
  30. Semantic vs Grammatical Number; Number Agreement;
  31. The Essence of the Category of Gender in Ukrainian and English;
  32. Articles as determiners, generalizes and concretizers.
  33.  The Problem of the Zero Article in Modern English
  34. Syntagmatic Properties of the Verb in Modern English.
  35. Grammatical Categories of the Verb in English.
  36. Non-finite forms of the Verb in Modern English.
  37. The Infinitive: Theoretical and Practical Aspects.
  38. The Participle within the scope of the Theory of Language.
  39. The Gerund in Modern English: Theoretical and Practical Aspects.
  40. Passive Voice in Modern English Discourse.
  41. Means of Expressing Modality in Modern English.
  42. Modal Verbs in Modern English.
  43. The Sentence as a Linguistic Unit. Different Approaches to the Study of the Sentence.
  44. Transformational-Generative Grammar.
  45. Naom Chomsky – ‘the Father of Modern Linguistics’.
  46. Constructional Syntax. G.Pocheptsov and His Contribution to Modern Linguistics.
  47. Communicative Syntax. Actual Division of the Utterance.
  48. Text as a Linguistic Unit. Textlinguistics.
  49. Cognitive Approach to the Study of Language. Basic Concepts and Notions.
  50. Pragmatics. Speech Act Theory.
  51. Speech Act Theory. Indirect Speech Acts.
  52. Speech Act Theory. Apologies.
  53.  Irony in Speech Acts.
  54.  Silence as a Speech Act.
  55.  Discourse Analysis as a Modern Approach to the Study of Syntactic Units.
  56.  Discourse Analysis. Maxims of Conversation.
  57.  Discourse Analysis. The Politeness Principle.
  58.  Indirectness in Discourse Analysis.
  59.  Verbal and Non-Verbal Peculiarities of an Advertising (Mass Media, Political, Fashion etc.) Discourse.
  60.   Psycholinguistics. Basic Notions and Concepts.
  61.   Psycholinguistics and Child Language Acquisition.
  62.   Psycholinguistics: Language and Music.
  63.   The Subconscious Language.
  64.   Women’s and Men’s Speech. Is There Any Difference?
  65.   The Use of Language in Psychotherapy.
  66.   Humour and Its Relation to Subconsciousness. Psycholinguistic Approach to Jokes.
  67. The Symbolic Meaning of Dreams. Linguistic Aspects of S.Freud’s Teaching.
  68.    Neurolinguistics. Basic Notions and Concepts.