Course: Exercises in German Word Formation

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Course title Exercises in German Word Formation
Course code KNJ/SLO
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Hofmannová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Exercises on: Morphem clasification. Word as a word formation product. Constructing words: composition, explicite derivation, implicite derivation, blending, conversion, abbreviation. The pragmatic aspects of word formation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
A collection of practice exercises deals with skills like understanding the German vocabulary and the processes of German word formation better. The students will obtain the competence to search analogies in other European language and to create words according to German word-formation rules.
The students improve creating German words.
Prerequisites
LES
KNJ/LES

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

All examinations and consultations are held in German. Credit test.
Recommended literature
  • ALTMANN, Hans a Silke KEMMERLING. Wortbildung fürs Examen. 2. überarb. Aufl. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005. ISBN 978-3-525-26501-7..
  • BARZ, Irmhild. Wortbildung, praktisch und integrativ: ein Arbeitsbuch. Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2002. ISBN 36-313-8997-3..
  • ELSEN, Hilke a Sascha MICHEL, eds. Wortbildung im Deutschen zwischen Sprachsystem und Sprachgebrauch:Perspektiven-Analysen-Anwendungen. Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2011. ISBN 978-383-8201-344..
  • FLEISCHER, Wolfgang, Irmhild BARZ a Marianne SCHRÖDER. Wortbildung der deutschen Gegenwartssprache. 4. Auflage, vo?llig neu bearbeitet. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012. ISBN 978-3-11-025663-5..
  • KÁŇA, Tomáš. Wortbildung. Übungen. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012.
  • KÁŇA, Tomáš. Wortbildung: Umriss der Theorie mit Aufgaben und Übungen. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012..
  • LOHDE, Michael. Wortbildung des modernen Deutschen: ein Lehr- und Übungsbuch. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2006. ISBN 38-233-6211-9..
  • STRANK, Wiebke. Da fehlen mir die Worte. Systematischer Wortschatzerwerb für fortgeschrittene Lerner in Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Leipzig: Schubert-Verlag, 2010. ISBN 978-3-929526-99-8.


Study plans that include the course
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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: Winter
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