Course: Chapters from English Morpho-syntax

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Course title Chapters from English Morpho-syntax
Course code KAA/KAMS
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course content
inflectional vs. derivational morphemes phrase structure, syntactic functions of phrases nominal categories, noun phrases adverbs vs. adverbials verbal categories non-finite verb forms: formal realization and syntactic functions subordinate clauses and their functions

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to consolidate and broaden the knowledge and skills acquired in morphology and syntax courses. Students will be able to apply these skills in analysis of authentic language material.
student will become familiar with the field and they will be able to apply the acquired skills in their own linguistic work (or while teaching) and also while preparing for the state exams
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Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation

active participation in seminars (including home assignments and preparation), students can only miss two seminars in semester
Recommended literature
  • Biber, D, Johansson, S., Leech G., Conrad S., Finegan, E. Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English. London: Longman, 1999.
  • Dušková, L., A. Klégr, M. Malá a P. Šaldová. Morfologie současné angličtiny (sbírka cvičení, příkladů a textů k morfologickému rozboru). Karolinum Praha, 2003.
  • Huddleston, R., Pullum G. K. The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge: CUP, 2002.
  • Quirk, R., Greenbaum, S., Leech, G., Svartvik, J. A Grammar of Contemporary English. London: Longman, 1985.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Education (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Education (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer