Linguística Inglesa - Línguas e Relações Empresariais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

Ano: 2 / 1º Semestre
Plano: 2013/14
Área Científica: LIG
Nível: Básico

Carga Horária Semestral

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Ensino Teórico-Prático: 64.00
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Cursos onde é leccionada a disciplina

Curso - Ramo Ano Plano
Línguas e Relações Empresariais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2013/14

Corpo Docente

Vladimir Zegarac
Vladimir Zegarac

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Ensino teórico-prático

Ficha da disciplina

Objectivos da disciplina




·         To increase fluency in oral and written English;

·         To consolidate and review the students? capacity to identify the various parts and functions of the speech producing mechanism;

·         To enable students to correctly use and identify linguistic terminology within the areas of Phonetics and Phonology;

·         To guide students into easily define, characterise and classify English consonants and vowels, as well as diphthongs and triphthongs;

·         To draw students? attention to the various suprasegmental features in the English language, giving particular emphasis to stress, rhythm and intonation;

·         To enable students to become aware of the various aspects related to connected speech in the English language, bearing in mind the varieties in language;

·         To ensure the students? capacity to easily and correctly transcribe, read and pronounce the English language using the I.P.A. system;

·         To develop students' awareness of the complexity of the English grammatical structure;

·         To familiarise students with several methods of breaking down, analysing and understanding word, sentence and, as a consequence, language structure;

·         To avoid recursive errors by working on difficulty areas caused by L1 interference;

·         To promote autonomous organisational work.


Critérios de avaliação




Students will be working in small groups (3-4) on a mini research project dealing with a topic of their own choice (related to English Linguistics). Topics should always be discussed and agreed with the teacher.

Studsents will prepare a project proposal first and then work on the project. Project results will be presented on a website which the students will create using one of the free platforms (Wordpress, Wix, etc).

The mark for the project proposal will be a group mark, while the presentation will be marked individually.





Programa resumido (ver programa detalhado)

Bibliografia Principal


- Set Texts:


a) Course book:


Plag, Ingo, Braun, Maria, Lappe, Sabine, Schramm, Mareile, Introduction to English Linguistics, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin and New York, 2007. (ISBN 978-3-11-018969-8    Series: Mouton Textbook)


b) Students may be asked to work on an additional selection of different texts to be handed to them during classes by the lecturer.





- Recommended readings:



Finch, Geoffrey, How to study Linguistics, Macmillan, London, 1998.

Jones, Daniel, English Pronouncing Dictionary, C.U.P., 15th Edition, U.K., 1997.

Potter, Simeon, Our language, Penguin.

Fromkin, Victoria, and Robert Rodman, An Introduction to Language, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998.


Outras Fontes Bibliográficas / Documentos de Apoio


Other References


Bex, Tony, Variety in English ? Texts in Society; Society in Text, Routledge, London, 1996.

Crystal, David, A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonology, Blackwell, 4th Edition, London, 1997.

Cruttenden, Alan, Intonation, C.U.P., 2nd Edition, U.K., 1997.

Fry, D.B., The Physics of Speech, C.U.P., Great Britain, 1996.

Graddol, David et. all., English, history, diversity and change, Routledge, London, 1996.

Katamba, Francis, An Introduction to Phonology, Longman, U.S.A., 1989.

Lyons, John, Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics, C.U.P., Great Britain, 1991.

Newmeyer, Frederick J., I Linguistic Theory: Foundations, C.U.P., New Castle upon Tyne, 1993.

Pratt, Mary Louise and Elizabeth Closs Traugott, Linguistics, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, U.S.A., 1980.

Quirck, Greenbaum, Leech, Svartvick, A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, 12th Edition, New York, 1994.

Thornborrow, Joanna and Shân Wareing, Patterns in Language, Routledge, London, 1998.




Internet Sites



To be indicated throughout the course.


Para qualquer assunto que requeira atendimento personalizado, por favor enviar email para para efeitos de agendamento.

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