Course: English Grammar III

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Course title English Grammar III
Course code KAJ/GP3
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Dvořák Petr, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Prepositions. 2. Conjunctions 3. Phrasal verbs 4. Word order 5. Word formation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on the differences between the English and Czech grammar systems on all linguistic levels - morphological, syntactic, lexical and stylistic. The emphasis is put on the practical acquisition of the following linguistic phenomena: Prepositons; Prepositional Phrases of Substantives, Adjectives and Verbs; Conjunction; Interjection;Wordformation. The seminar focuses on practical presentation of the grammatical structures on authentic texts and real-life situations. Grammar is practised in a wide range of activities such as games, discussions and problem soleving.
use grammar correctly in spoken and written form of communication
Prerequisites
Basic ability to read grammar texts in English.
KAJ/GP1

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student portfolio analysis, Test

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Written test with 70% passmark, oral exam, attendance 70%. Completing a portfolio of ELT activities, games and exercises focusing on the English preposition, conjunction and syntax.
Recommended literature
  • Dušková, L.:. Mluvnice současné angličtiny na pozadí češtiny. Praha : Academia, 1994.
  • Hais, K.:. Anglická mluvnice. Praha : Academia, 1980.
  • Hanzlíková, M.; Křehlíková, E.; Šatavová, V.:. Test your English. Plzeň : Fraus, 2003.
  • Hewings, M.:. Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press 2005.
  • Murphy, R.:. English Grammar In Use. Cambridge University Press 1994.
  • Peters S., Gráf T.:. Nová cvičebnice anglické gramatiky. Praha : Polyglot, 2002.
  • Tryml, S.:. Mluvnice angličtiny. Praha: Ekopress 2005.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer