Лексикология

1.The main problems of lexicology.

2. Colloquial words. Slang.

3. The word, its characteristics and definitions.

4. Dialect words.

5. Functional styles. The informal style.

6. Learned words. Terminology.

7.Functional Styles. The Formal Style.

8. Archaic and obsolete words. Historisms.

9. Etymological sources of the English vocabulary. The native element.

10. Latin borrowings.

11. Etymological Sources of the English vocabulary. The borrowed element.

12. FRENCH BORROWINGS

13. Causes of borrowing. The 3 stages of assimilation of borrowed words. Causes of borrowing.

14. CELTIC AND SCANDINAVIAN BORROWINGS.

15. Derivation (affixation) as a productive way of word-building.

16. SEMANTICS of AFFIXES. SEMI-AFFEXES.

17. Composition as a productive way of word-building.

18. Etymological doublets and triplets. Translation loans, international words.

19. Conversion as a productive way of word-building.

20. BROADENING AND NARROWING, ELEVATION AND DEGRADATION OF MEANING. BROADENING OF MEANING.

21. The meaning. The semantic structure of the word. Polysemy.

22. ANTONYMS. EUPHEMISMS.

23. Change of meaning. Metaphor and metonymy.

24. THE SEMANTIC CLASSIFICATION OF PHRASEOLOGICAL UNITS.

25. Synonims. Criteria of synonymy.

26. SOLIT POLYSEMY (МНОГОЗНАЧНОСТЬ) AS A SOURCE OF HOMONYMS.

27. Homonims. Sourses and classification of homonims.

28. Compound words

29. Phraseology. Criteria of discrimination between the free and fixed word-groups.

30. Sound-Imitation (Onomatopoeia), Reduplication

31. Principles of classification of phraseological units.

32. Shortening, abbreviation. Back-formation.

34. English in America.

35. THE STUCTURAL CLASSIFICATION OF PHRASEOLOGICAL UNITS.

36. The genealogical classification of languages. English among other Indo-European languages.

37. The major ways of enriching a vocabulary (overview)

38. The major ways of word-building in English (overview).

39. The main types of dictionaries

40. The structure of a dictionary entery

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