Course: Lexicology

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Course title Lexicology
Course code KAJ/LEXIQ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar + On-line Activities
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Řeřicha Václav, doc. PhDr. CSc.
  • Obenausová Světlana, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The main chapters of lexicology deal with topics such as word meaning, word formation, lexical relations, etymological survey, register, etc. Theoretical principles can be practised via practical exercises in the LMS Unifor. Students are also familiarized with all possible types of dictionaries (printed and on CD-ROM as well as on-line) and the British National Corpus website.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Demonstration, Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
Learning outcomes
Understanding the main issues of Lexicology, such as word meaning, word formation, lexical relations, etymological survey, register, etc. Familiarization with all possible types of dictionaries (printed and on CD-ROM as well as on-line) and the British National Corpus. Students are supposed to study the topics from the study material in the LMS Unifor.
Ability to study in English.
Prerequisites
Understanding a lecture and communicating in English.
KAJ/ILINQ
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KAJ/ULING
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KAJ/ULINQ

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Written exam

Credit requirements Meticulous home preparation, including written homework Examination It is a written exam and consists of both theory and practical applications of theoretical rules.
Recommended literature
  • Crystal, David. (1995). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language. Cambridge.
  • Peprník, Jaroslav. (1998). English Lexicology. Olomouc.
  • Štekauer, Pavol (ed.). (2000). Rudiments of English Linguistics.. Prešov.
  • Viney, Brigit. (2003). The History of the English Language. Oxford.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter