Course: Slovac language I

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Course title Slovac language I
Course code KBH/SOZ1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Pokorný Milan, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Historical development of Slovak before the origination of standard language. Old Slovak literature, language standardisation in the Slovak territory before the codification of standard Slovak. Slovak national revival in the historical, literary and language contexts. Struggle for standard Slovak, Štúr's codification of standard Slovak language. Literary realism, consolidation of the standard language norm. The development of standard Slovak at the turn of the century. Language and literary development at the turn of the 20th century. Slovak in the systematics of West Slavonic languages from the perspective of areal studies. Lexicology: stylistic differentiation of the vocabulary; phraseology. Lexicology: the systematics of word formation; diferentiational and monoligual dictionaries. Slovak morphology: grammatical categories. Slovak morphology: word classes.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
This course develops students' communicative competence in oral and written Slovak and their understanding of historical development and grammatical categories of standard Slovak as well as major dialect groups. It promotes theoretical and practical application of general translatological principles to the specific conditions of translation from Slovak into Czech.
Communicative competence in spoken and written Slovak; an understanding of the historical development of standard Slovak; the practical and theoretical ability to apply general principles of translatology to the specific conditions of translation from Slovak to Czech; a good grasp of the basic trends in the history of Slovak literature; a practical knowledge of major works of Slovak literature based on reading original texts.
Prerequisites
Introduction to the study of literature Introduction to the study of the Czech language Czech literature 19th-century

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Interview, Systematic student observation

Reading Slovak texts in the original; translating prose and poetry; practice in spelling and stylistics. Oral presentation on a given theme. Producing a differential dictionary based on reading original texts. A good knowledge of required literature.
Recommended literature
  • Historický slovník slovenského jazyka I.-V. Bratislava 1991-2000.
  • Pravidlá slovenského pravopisu. Bratislava, 2000.
  • Ďurišin D. Teória medziliterárneho procesu. Bratislava, 1995.
  • Káčala J. a kol. Krátky slovník slovenského jazyka. Bratislava, 2003.
  • Krajčovič R. Vývin slovenského jazyka a dialektológia. Bratislava, 1988.
  • Krajčovič R., Žigo P. Príručka k dejinám spisovnej slovenčiny. Bratislava, 1999.
  • Kráľ Á. Pravidlá slovenskej výslovnosti. Systematika a ortoepický slovník. Martin, 2005.
  • Matejov, F., Zajac, P. Od iniciatívy k tradícii. Štrukturalizmus v slovenskej literárnej vede od 30. rokov po súčasnosť. Bratislava, 2005.
  • Mistrík J. Gramatika slovenčiny. Bratislava, 2003.
  • Palkovič K. Slovenské nárečia. Banská Bystrica, 1981.
  • Paulíny, E. Krátka gramatika slovenská. Bratislava, 2001.
  • Reis, V.-Kintnerová, J. Kultura mezi Čechy a Slováky. Praha, 2006.
  • Šmatlák, S. Dejiny slovenskej literatúry I.. Bratislava, 1997.
  • Šmatlák, S. Dejiny slovenskej literatúry II. Bratislava, 2007.
  • Štraus František. Základy slovenskej verzológie. Bratislava, 2003.
  • Valček, P. Slovník literárnej teórie. Bratislava, 2006.


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 Czech language and literature (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter