Course: Morphology

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Course title Morphology
Course code KBH/EMCS
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
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 seminar is directed to mastering of Modern Czech morphology with respect to its stylistic variants, synchronnic tendencies of development and typological cahracteristics. 1) Word and its inner structure, analysis of the word to syntagmas and their constituents 2) Nominal inflection (appelatives), types of declination 3) Proper names, morphological adaptations 4) Adjectival and pronominal inflection 5) Verbal inflection, types of conjugation 6) Finite and infinite, synthetical and analytical verbal forms 7) Synchronnic tendencies of development (nouns) 8) Synchronnic tendencies of development (verbs) 9) Wordformation in Czech, its basic types, derivation vs. conversion 10) School linguistic terminology and its unification (EU and ministry of education project), morphology in Czech textbooks for foreigners 11) Morphology and translation (stylistic equivalency) 12) Type of Czech

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Methods of Written Work
Learning outcomes
The seminar deals with the morphological system of Modern Czech, its inner dynamics, and stylistic and pragmatic aspects of functioning of the wordforms in a sentence and text. The seminar work contains discussions and applications of theoretical knowledge on analysis of texts. The emphasis is also placed on learning and practicing the morphological codification of Modern Czech.
Mastering the morphological norm of Modern Czech
The theoretical and methodical basis of the subject - see the lectures on Czech Morphology KBH/EMC

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Student performance, Analysis of linguistic, Dialog

a) elaboration of paper, PowerPointu presentation b) reading of reference literature, questions, discussions c) written final test
Recommended literature
  • (1986). Mluvnice češtiny I (kap. IIb, III). Praha.
  • (1986). Mluvnice češtiny II (kap. IV 2). Praha.
  • (1993). Pravidla českého pravopisu.
  • (1996). Příruční mluvnice češtiny. Praha.
  • (2000). Slovník spisovné češtiny pro školu a veřejnost. Praha.
  • www.ujc.cas/poradna/porfaq/htm.
  • Bednaříková, B. (2008). Praktická cvičení z tvarosloví. Olomouc.
  • Bednaříková, B. (2009). SLOVO a jeho KONVERZE. Olomouc.
  • Havránek, B. - Jedlička, A. (1981). Česká mluvnice. Praha.
  • Komárek, M. Příspěvky k české morfologii. Olomouc 2006.
  • Kučera, J. - Zeman, J. (1998). Výslovnost a skloňování cizích osobních jmen v češtině.
  • Šiška, Z. (1998). Bázový morfematický slovník češtiny. Olomouc.

Study plans that include the course
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