Course: Introduction to the phraseology

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Course title Introduction to the phraseology
Course code KNJ/NFRA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hofmannová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Basic terminology, phraseological unit, essential characteristics of phraseological units 2. Classification of phraseologisms 3. Idiomatic, comparative phraseological units 4. Structure with empty verbs, phraseological pairs, phraseologicals terms 5. Cliché, sayings, kinegram 6. Adage 7. Characteristics of phraseology of Austrian German 8. Phraseological units combined with proper names 9. Phraseological units originated from the literature 10. Phraseological units originated from the bible 11. Phraseological units originated from the ancient mythology 12. International phraseological units 13. False friends in phraseology 14. Test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Aim of the subject is to present students an outline of the problems of German phraseology, an overview of theories of the most important linguists, an overview of typologies of phraseology and their origin. There will be focus on accordances and differences between German and Czech and also on the knowledge of phraseological units and their meanings in real texts and different speaking situations.
Students understand phraseology in theory and practice.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of German lexikology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

All examinations and consultations are held in German. Test
Recommended literature
  • Burger, Harald, Annelies Buhofer und Ambros Sialm (2011). Handbuch der Phraseologie. Berlin, New York: de Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-084939-4.
  • Burger, Harald (2015). Phraseologie. Eine Einführung am Beispiel des Deutschen. Grundlagen der Germanistik, 36. 5., neu bearbeitete Auflage. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag. ISBN 978-3-503-15597-2.
  • Eiselt, Marianne und Franz Eppert (1997). Den Nagel auf den Kopf treffen! Redewengungen verstehen und anwenden. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Moritz Diesterweg. ISBN 3-425-06101-1.
  • Fleischer, Wolfgang (2015). Phraseologie der deutschen Gegenwartssprache. 2., durchgesehene und ergänzte Auflage. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag. ISBN 978-3-11-094762-5.
  • Strank, Wiebke (2010). Da fehlen mir die Worte. Systematischer Wortschatzerwerb für fortgeschrittene Lerner in Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Leipzig: Schubert-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-929526-99-8.
  • Ullmann, Katja, Carlos Ampié Loría und Ulf Grenzer (2017). Das A und O. Deutsche Redewendungen. Stuttgart: Ernst Klett Sprachen. ISBN 978-3-12-558202-6.


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 German language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer