Course: Morphosyntax 1

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Course title Morphosyntax 1
Course code KAJ/4022
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
  • Šteklová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject offers the characteristics of word groups in ENglish and the phenomenon of conversion and shows the overlaps in English grammar. The class offers a solid base for future studies of syntax in the English language. The course is conected with e-learning material available online at https://moodle.pf.ujep.cz/

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to show overlapping English grammar and offer a solid base for future syntax studies. The class will provide information on English word groups and their analysis, parts of speech as well as verb, adjective and noun constructions.
The student has acquired basic analysis skills in morphology and is able to provide a functional morphology knowledge in terms of morphology categories and their usage.
Prerequisites
The student knows basic linguistic terminology.

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Active participation in the seminars, Ability to work with linguistic texts. Following the content of theoretical lectures. Presentation of a given linguistic topic. Minimum participation in the seminars 70%. Passing the credit test. Passing the exam.
Recommended literature
  • Adger, D. Core syntax. A minimalist approach. Oxford: OUP, 2003.
  • Anderson, S.R. & D. W. Lightfoot. The language organ. Cambridge: CUP, 2002.
  • Bauer, L. English word-formation. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press., 2004.
  • Booij, G. E. The grammar of words. An introduction to linguistic morphology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Carnie, A. Syntax. A generative introduction. Malden, Mass.:Blackwell, 2007.
  • Carstairs-McCarthy, A. An introduction to English morphology. Words and their structure. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press., 2002.
  • Davies, W. D. & Dubinsky, S. The grammar of raising and control. A course in syntactic argumentation. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2004.
  • Haiden, M. Theta theory. Berlin; New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2005.
  • Chomsky, N. New horizons in the study of language and mind. Cambridge: CUP, 2000.
  • Jackendoff, R. Foundations of language. Oxford: OUP, 2002.
  • Leech, G. N. Meaning and the English verb. London: Routledge, 2004.
  • Matthews, P.H. Morphology. Cambridge: CUP, 2002.
  • Moravcsik, E.A. An introduction to syntax. Fundamentals of syntactic analysis. London: Continuum., 2006.
  • Plag, I. Word-formation in English. Cambridge: CUP, 2003.
  • Radford, A. Syntactic theory and the structure of English. Cambridge: CUP, 2002.
  • Radford, A. Transformational grammar. A first course.. Cambridge: CUP, 1999.


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): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): - (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): - (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer