Course: Phraseology and Idiomatics

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Course title Phraseology and Idiomatics
Course code KAN/AFRAZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tollet Andrew, Bc. et Mgr. M.Litt.
Course content
Semantic fields, polywords (phrasal verbs, idioms, euphemisms, slang), collocations and the translation problems they may cause.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 50 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
The student will be able to - apply their knowledge of phraseology and idiomaticity in text interpretation - analyse and interpret phraseology and idiomaticity in various text types
teaching methods
Lecture
Seminar
assessment methods
Test
Report
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Gairns R. & Redman S. Working with Words.. Cambridge, CUP, 1986.
  • Klégr, Aleš; Hron, Zdeněk; Hronková, Norah. Znáte anglická slovesa? : česko-anglický slovník nejužívanějších spojení podstatných jmen se slovesy. 1. vyd. Praha : Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1991. ISBN 80-04-23465-8.
  • Kroulík, Břetislav. Anglicko-český slovník idiomů. 1. vydání. Praha : Svoboda-Libertas, 1993. ISBN 80-205-0234-3.
  • Lewis M. The Lexical Approach.. Hove, LTP, 1993.
  • Morgan, John; Rinvolucri, Mario. Vocabulary. 2nd ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-19-442186-4.
  • Nattinger, James R.; DeCarrico, Jeanette S. Lexical phrases and language teaching. 1st pub. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992. ISBN 0-19-437164-6.
  • Swan M. Practical English Usage.. Oxford, OUP, 1980.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in the English Language (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in the English Language (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in the English Language (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in the English Language (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in the English Language (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in the English Language (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer