ECTS credit: 3
Lecturer(s): red. prof. dr. Tivadar Hotimir
On the basis of different text types, students analyze in detail the Slovene language system (phonetics, morphology, lexicology, syntax and orthoepy and orthography) and critically evaluate different language features in different West Slavic languages. Students are able to express themselves well in the written and spoken form (use of various electronic tools - from dictionaries, e-spelling to corpus and phonetic-analytical audio-video programs) in the most demanding types of texts (including scientific), while being able to compare these texts with other genres. Students learn about differences and similarities by comparing the same text types in different West Slavic languages and Slovene, compare translations of the same texts in Slavic languages they study (eg different European administrative texts in Slovene and Slovak) and perform contrastive analysis of translations of different fictional and other text types. Students use their knowledge of West Slavic languages (Slovak, Czech, Polish) in the creation of Slovene texts (summarizing, translating, interpreting, writing seminars) and with the help of a mentor prepare an independent seminar presentation and seminar paper.