## Summer 2017

### Introduction to Linguistics II: Meaning and Language Use (Seminar) (2×)

This seminar introduces students to the various functions of language in communicative contexts and to ways by which meaning is conveyed through language.

Topics:

- Semantics: literal and lexical meaning, structural ambiguities, prototype theory, extensions and intensions
- Pragmatics: entailment, presupposition, implicatures, speech act theory

Evaluation:

## Winter 2016/2017

Due to my new position at the research data management helpdesk, I opted for taking a break from teaching in the winter semester 2016/2017.

## Summer 2016

### Introduction to Linguistics II: Meaning and Language Use (Seminar)

This seminar introduces students to the various functions of language in communicative contexts and to ways by which meaning is conveyed through language.

Topics:

- Semantics: literal and lexical meaning, structural ambiguities, prototype theory, extensions and intensions
- Pragmatics: entailment, presupposition, implicatures, speech act theory

Evaluation:

- final evaluation (21.06.2016, after 12 sessions)

## Winter 2015/2016

### Introduction to Corpus Linguistics (Seminar)

This seminar is concerned with quantitative research approaches in (corpus) linguistics. Topics covered in the course include:

- programming in R
- statistics with R
- categorical data analysis (Fisher’s exact test, Pearson’s chi-squared test, among others)
- regression analyses (linear, binary and ordinal logistic)
- working with corpora, regular expressions, corpus design problems

Evaluation:

- first evaluation (16.12.2015, after 9 sessions)
- second evaluation (10.02.2016, after 15 sessions)

## Summer 2015

### Introduction to Linguistics II: Meaning and Language Use (Seminar)

This seminar introduces students to the various functions of language in communicative contexts and to ways by which meaning is conveyed through language.

Topics:

- Semantics: literal and lexical meaning, structural ambiguities, prototype theory, extensions and intensions
- Pragmatics: entailment, presupposition, implicatures, speech act theory

Evaluation:

- first evaluation (27.05.2015, after 7 sessions)
- Unfortunately, due to the joys of fatherhood, I wasn't able to prepare a second evaluation for this course.

## Winter 2014/2015

### Introduction to Corpus Linguistics (Seminar)

This seminar is concerned with quantitative research approaches in (corpus) linguistics. Topics covered in the course include:

- programming in R
- statistics with R
- categorical data analysis (Fisher’s exact test, Pearson’s chi-squared test, among others)
- regression analyses (linear, binary and ordinal logistic)
- working with corpora, regular expressions, corpus design problems

Evaluation:

- first evaluation (26.11.2014, after 7 sessions)
- second evaluation (11.02.2015, after 15 sessions)

## Summer 2014

### Introduction to Linguistics II: Meaning and Language Use (Seminar)

Topics:

- Pragmatics: entailment, presupposition, implicatures, speech act theory

Evaluation:

- first evaluation (14.05.2014, after 6 sessions)
- second evaluation (09.07.2014, after 14 sessions)

### R and Machine Learning (Study Group)

A continuation of ‘R and Machine Learning’ in winter 2013/2014 (see below). Topics covered in this study group include:

- machine learning theory (with exercises in R)
- latent semantic analysis
- linear optimisation

## Winter 2013/2014

### Introduction to Corpus Linguistics (Seminar)

This seminar is concerned with quantitative research approaches in (corpus) linguistics. Topics covered in the course include:

- programming in R
- statistics with R
- categorical data analysis (Fisher’s exact test, Pearson’s chi-squared test, among others)
- regression analyses (linear, binary and ordinal logistic)
- working with corpora, regular expressions

Evaluation:

- first evaluation (03.12.2013, after 7 sessions)
- second evaluation (04.02.2014, after 15 sessions)

### The Regression Strikes Back (Study Group)

A continuation of ‘Statistical and Computational Methods in Linguistics’ in summer 2013 (see below). Topics covered include:

- ANOVA/ANCOVA family
- generalised additive models
- advanced plotting techniques in R
- multinomial logistic regression, maximum entropy modelling, log-linear analysis

### R and Machine Learning (Study Group)

This study group is centred around a formal introduction to important concepts in machine learning, computational linguistics and natural language processing on the basis of the programming language R. Topics covered include:

- basic statistical terminology, hypotheses, descriptive statistics
- regression analyses, optimisation
- NLP pipelines in R
- formal derivation of generalised linear models on the basis of regression and log-linear models
- ANOVA/ANCOVA setups

## Summer 2013

### Statistical and Computational Methods in Linguistics (Study Group)

This study group explores the application of the programming language R for linguistic research questions. Topics covered include:

- R for linguists (data management, aggregation, plots, regular expressions)
- ‘good’ practices for empirical research
- categorical data analysis
- regression analyses
- clustering

## Summer 2010 – Summer 2012

### Old and Middle English Morphology, Phonology and Phonetics (Tutorial)

This tutorial accompanies introductory lectures that introduce students to the linguistic history of spoken and written English. Topics covered include:

- Old and Middle English verbal morphology
- phonological developments in the Germanic language family
- phonological key developments throughout the different historical stages of English