Course: Morphology II

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Course title Morphology II
Course code KAJ/MOR2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
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
1-3: Types and functions of English prepositions 4: Morphological and semantic characteristics of the English verb 5-6: Types of verb: auxiliary, linking, modal, inchoative, etc. 7: Modal verbs 8-10: Infinite verbal forms: participle, infinitive, gerund 11: Verbal mood 12-13: Verbal tense and sequence of tenses 14: Verbal voice and aspect

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The subject focuses on those aspects of the morphological structure of English prepositions and verbs 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 verb and prepositional phrases.
A practical knowledge of the morphological system of English, acquisition of practical skills.
Prerequisites
Minimum entry level of English: Intermediate - Upper-Intermediate.
KAJ/MOR1

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills, Combined exam

Active participation in the seminar and passing of partial in-term tests. One retake for the final test. The subject is completed by a combined exam. All examinations and consultations are held in English.
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.
  • Murphy, R. (2002). English Grammar in Use, CUP.
  • 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 (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
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: Summer
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: Summer