Course: Morphology I

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Course title Morphology I
Course code KAJ/MOR1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Zemková Ludmila, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Emmer Jaroslav, Mgr.
Course content
1-2: Parts of speech and grammatical properties contrasting with Czech 3: Basic units: morph, allomorph, morpheme, word; classification of morphemes and nouns 4: The noun and its morphological, semantic and syntactic properties 5: The concept of number 6: The concept of countability 7: Irregular and supletive plural forms 8: Ways of transforming uncountable into countable nouns, quantifiers and partitives 9-10: The concept of determination 11.Noun gender 12: The case system 13. The adjective 14: The adverb

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
This subject focuses on those aspects of the morphological structure of English that are different from Czech and therefore potentially difficult. In addition to theoretical background provided by lectures, the course aims to improve students´ practical skills in the use of noun, adjectival and adverbial phrases.
A practical knowledge of the morphological system of English, acquisition of practical skills.
Prerequisites
Minimum entry level of English: Intermediate - Upper-Intermediate

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Analysis of student's language skills

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation in the seminar and passing of partial in-term tests. Passing final test
Recommended literature
  • " Dušková, L., Klégr, A., Malá, M., Šaldová, P. (2007). Morfologie současné angličtiny. Sbírka cvičení, příkladů a textů k morfologickému rozboru, Praha: Karolinum..
  • Alexander, L.G. (1998). Longman English Grammar. Longman.
  • Biber, D., Johansson, S., Leech, G., Conrad, S. and E. Finegan (1999). Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English. London: Longman..
  • Dušková, L. (2006). Mluvnice současné angličtiny na pozadí češtiny. Praha: Academia.
  • Greenbaum, S. and R. Quirk (1993):. A Student´s Grammar of the English Language. Longman.
  • Hais, K. (1975). Anglická mluvnice. Praha.SPN..
  • Hewings, M. (2005). Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Huddleston, R. and Pullum, G.K. (2002). The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Quirk, R., Greenbaum, S., Leech, G., Svartvik, J. (1985):. A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. Longman.


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): Introductory teacher training course in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in English language (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter