Credit points: 3
Contact hours: 30
Type: Seminar Classes

Main Instructor

Marjeta Vrbinc, PhD


Marjeta Vrbinc, PhD

Course Description

The course Terminology acquaints students with the development of terminology, basic terms of the field, with the importance of international standards and with terminology as an interdisciplinary subject field. Besides that, emphasis is on terminology in practise (terminography), types of terminological dictionaries, information categories in terminological dictionaries, on computer and terminological methodology and practise, terminological databases, terminology and standardization and the role of terminologists in a language service.


Cabre, M. Theresa 2001. Terminology. Theory and Practice. John Benjamins.
Temmerman, Rita 2000. Towards new ways of terminology description: the sociocognitive approach. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: J. Benjamins.
Wright, Sue Ellen, Budin, Gerhard, eds. 1997. Handbook of terminology management. Volumes 1 and 2. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: J. Benjamins.

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro Antonio, Arribas-Baño, Ascensión 2008. Pedagogical specialised lexicography: the representation of meaning in English and Spanish business dictionaries. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: J. Benjamins.