Course: Text Analysis

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Course title Text Analysis
Course code KAJ/4075
Organizational form of instruction 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
  • Šteklová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
The student acquires complex text structure and shows their ability to interpret it.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to cover all aspects of Morphology, Syntax and Lexicology and Semantics in English and perform a solid text analysis.
The student shows their ability to differentiate function and style of texts and also analyze a given text. The student proves their knowledge in practical usage of text linguistics.
Partial exams in particular linguistic disciplines.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work of written text analysis.
Recommended literature
  • Burton-Roberts, N. Pragmatics.. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
  • Cutting, J. Pragmatics and discourse: a resource book for students. London: Routledge, 2008.
  • Dominiek, S. Cognition and pragmatics. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2009.
  • Dror, I.E. Cognitive technologies and the pragmatics of cognition. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2007.
  • Fischer, K. Approaches to discourse particles. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006.
  • Griffiths, P. An introduction to English semantics and pragmatics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
  • Horn, L.R. & Ward, G. The handbook of pragmatics. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2006.
  • Jaszczolt, K. Semantics and pragmatics: meaning in language and discourse. London: Longman, 2002.
  • Levinson, S.C. Pragmatics.. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Marten, L. At the syntax-pragmatics interface: verbal underspecification and concept formation in dynamic syntax. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Mey, J. L. Pragmatics. An introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  • Noveck, I. Experimental pragmatics.. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
  • Tanskanen, S. Collaborating towards coherence: lexical cohesion in English discourse. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2006.
  • Wierzbicka, A. Cross-cultural pragmatics : the semantics of human interaction. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
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