Course: Stylistics

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Course title Stylistics
Course code KAJ/4053
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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 availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
The subject follows the previously studied linguistic disciplines and leads the student to complex text work and the ability to understand style in its context.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce the basic principles of the stylistic hierarchy of the English language with respect to its function and use in various processes of communication. Students learn how to use the language with regard to its stylistic variability, they learn to differentiate between styles in different social contexts. They focus on stylistic theory, functional styles, context, and cohesion in particular functional styles.
The student gains knowledge in practical English style analysis and also grasps advanced terminology of the field.
The student knows basic terms in the branch.

Assessment methods and criteria
Stylistic text analysis.
Recommended literature
  • Black, E. Pragmatic stylistics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2006.
  • Goatly, A. Explorations in stylistics. London: Equinox., 2010.
  • Jeffries, L. & McIntyre, D. Stylistics. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010.
  • Semino, E. Cognitive Stylistics: Language and cognition in text analysis. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing, 2002.
  • Semino, E., Short, M.H. Corpus stylistics: speech, writing and thought presentation in a corpus of English writing. London: Routledge, 2004.
  • Simpson, P. Stylistics: a resource book for students. London: Routledge, 2004.
  • Studer, P. Historical corpus stylistics. Media, technology and change. London: Continuum, 2008.

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