Course: Text Analysis

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Course title Text Analysis
Course code KAJ/4671
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šteklová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
The student is able to perform a full and complex text analysis.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 0 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to provide students with basis of theoretical approaches in linguistics. These cover structuralism, generative grammar, function and cognitive linguistics and quantitative linguistics. The subject also covers scientific issues of modern times and the historical overview of linguistics.
The student proves knowledge and skills in the fields of differentiating stylistics and applies grammar categories in their appropriate terms and aspects. The course involves practical examples.
The student has successfully passed all partial linguistic exams.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar thesis of 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 Univ. 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
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching English Language and Literature for Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer