Subject: Lexicography
Course: Monolingual lexicography
ECTS credits: 3
Language: Croatian (English)
Duration: 1 semester
Status: elective
Method of teaching: 2 hours of seminar
Prerequisite: Introduction to lexicography
Assessment: Seminar project

Course description:
The course deals with the characteristics of monolingual dictionaries, their macro- and microstructure, presentation of lexical information with regard to specific users. The craft of dictionary making is exercised for various types of monolingual dictionaries (based on corpus and other material). Attention is addressed to specific features of the Croatian language in lexicographic context.

Course objectives:  
Students will be familiarized with various styles of monolingual dictionary compilation and, to a certain extent, develop the skill of entry construction and defining.

Quality check and success of the course: Quality check and success of the course will be done by combining internal and external evaluation. Internal evaluation will be done by teachers and students using survey method at the end of semester. The external evaluation will be done by colleagues attending the course, by monitoring and assessment of the course.

Reading list:
1. Atkins, B.T. (1985) Monolingual and bilingual Learners' dictionaries: A comparison, u R. Ilson (ed.).Dictionaries, lexicography and language learning, Pergamon Press
2. Ooi, Vincent B.Y. (1998). Computer Corpus Lexicography, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
3. Sinclair, J. (2003) Reading Concordances - an introduction. Pearson Education
4. Svensen, B. (1993) Practical Lexicography, Oxford: OUP
5. Tafra, B. (1995) Jezikoslovna razdvojba, Zagreb: Matica hrvatska