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Introduction to Terminology

Subject
Subject code I108
Subject name Introduction to Terminology
Credit points 2 CP
Grading method Prelim
Curriculum subject
Curriculum 2008 TS
Study year 1
Semester Fall semester
Subject type Mandatory
Academicians
Olle Ruusamäe
Subject loads
Lecture 16
Exercise 8
8
46
General description
Language as a communication tool. Language variation.
Language planning, its theoretical foundations, practical work and sources of information. Registers: language for special purposes, language for general purposes and jargon. Principles of term formation in various languages. Selection, usage and reliability of terminology sources. Types of terminology work: normative vs descriptive and systematic vs ad hoc. Principles of and tools for creating termbases.
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