Course: Morphology 1

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Course title Morphology 1
Course code KAJ/WPMO1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar + On-line Activities
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course content
The basic terminology of this linguistic discipline, e.g. morpheme, word, word classes, etc. The definitions of morphemes and words (including basic types of word formation) will be followed by detailed information on word classes (except verbs) and their grammatical categories, with emphasis on those which are specific to the English language or are expressed in a different way in English and Czech.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
Learning outcomes
The aims of the course are to provide an overview of one of the linguistic branches, morphology; to introduce the terminology associated with the study of morphemes and words; to introduce all word classes (with the exception of verbs) and their grammatical categories with special emphasis on the typological differences between Czech and English.
Students will learn basic terminology of English morphology (except verbs).

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Systematic Observation of Student

Credit requirements 80% active attendance in seminars (70% ISP) Meticulous home preparation, including written homework Credit test
Recommended literature
  • Biber, D.; Conrad, S.; Leech, G. (2006). Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English. Harlow.
  • Carter, R.; McCarthy, M. (2006). Cambridge Grammar of English. A Comprehensive Guide. Cambridge.
  • Dušková, L. (1994). Mluvnice současné angličtiny na pozadí češtiny.. Praha.
  • Chalker, S. (2005). A Student´s English Grammar Workbook. Harlow.
  • Štekauer, Pavol (ed.). (2000). Rudiments of English Linguistics.. Prešov.
  • Thornbury, S. (2004). Natural Grammar. Oxford.
  • Yule, G. (2006). The Study of Language. Oxford.

Study plans that include the course
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