|Organizational form of instruction
|Lecture + Seminary
|Level of course
|Year of study
|Number of ECTS credits
|Language of instruction
|Status of course
|Form of instruction
|This is not an internship
|Recommended optional programme components
|The course is available to visiting students
1. Basic concepts: Levels of analysis; elements of syntactic structure 2. Syntactic moods and illocutionary acts 3. The Subject 4. The Predicator 5. The Object 6. The Complement 7. The Adjunct. The Disjunct. The Conjunct 8. Representations of clause structure 9. The clause complex. 10. Projection 11. Relative clauses. Adverbial clauses. Conditional clauses 12. Thematic structure and information focus 13. The structure of texts
|Learning activities and teaching methods
The subject introduces basic elements of English syntax and provides students with all necessary knowledge in the field. The student is supposed to understand the sentence complexity and is also able to see the grammar overlaps and functions of individual grammar units.
The student is able to identify sentence and clause types, parts of speech and the way they are realized in a sentence. The student is also able to describe functions of speech parts and is able to understand sentence structure of an English sentence.
The student is able to use current terminology in syntax.
|Assessment methods and criteria
for credits: presentation for grade: test upon course completion or term paper Seminar thesis, test.
|Study plans that include the course