guidelines & downloads

 who to ask about...  


 written and oral coursework 


 theses (abschlussarbeiten) 


  • zulassungsarbeit (lehramt): 12,000 - 16,000 words
  • bachelor thesis: 12,000 - 16,000 words
  • master thesis: 25,000 - 30,000 words

layout & style:

  • based on the style sheet for seminar papers (cf. above)


  • a reasonable research question or hypothesis
  • combination of theory and application, i.e. working with data & conducting at least some linguistic anlyses of your own
  • written in English


 final exams (staatsexamen) 


 freeware tools for linguistic research

praat for phonetic data analyses and time-aligned transcription of audio files

manual for recording yourself and analysing and annotating a recording with Praat.

ELAN for time-aligned transcription of audio and video data

AntConc for corpus analyses


 further information and downloads