Course: Stylistics

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Course title Stylistics
Course code KAN/AST
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Stašková Naděžda, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic terminology and specific approaches of English stylistics in comparison with Czech stylistics, description of functional styles with the exception of the style of fiction, identification of language means and structure of individual stylistic varieties, description of socially and regionally determined variants of English, a survey of differences of British and American English including pronunciation, grammar and lexis, work with authentic documents of various genres.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture with practical applications, Discussion, Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature, Textual studies, Seminar, Practicum
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 6 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 33 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 4 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
understand the basic phenomena in the area of English phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology and lexicography
learning outcomes
Students are able to - use linguistic terminology in the area of stylistics appropriately, - apply the principles of identification of a functional style as well as a particular stylistic variety while working with an authentic text, - identify various language means used both in a spontaneous and systematically created language utterance, - identify regional variants of English from the point of view of their pronunciation and grammatical and lexical peculiarities, - apply the knowledge of principles of individual functional style in independent creation of selected stylistic varieties.
- describe and explain the aims of stylistics and its approaches to the work with language varieties
- describe stylistically diverse language means used in communication in terms of various functional style
- describe the basic features of regional and social variants of English in the area of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar
professional skills
- use linguistic terminology in the area of stylistics appropriately
- apply the principles of identification of a functional style as well as a particular stylistic variety while working with an authentic text
- identify various language means used both in a spontaneous and systematically created language utterance
- identify regional variants of English from the point of view of their pronunciation and grammatical and lexical peculiarities
- apply the knowledge of principles of individual functional style in independent creation of selected stylistic varieties
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Interactive lecture
Seminar
Practicum
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Lecture with practical applications
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Self-evaluation
professional skills
Oral exam
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Self-evaluation
Recommended literature
  • Crystal D., Davy D. Investigating English Style.. London Longman, 1975.
  • Crystal D. The Cambridge Encyklopedia of Language.. Cambridge, CUP, 1995.
  • Russell S. Grammar, Structure and Style.. Oxford, OUP, 1993.
  • Thomas, B. J. Advanced vocabulary and idiom. 2nd ed., 1st ed. by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Edinburgh : Nelson, 1991. ISBN 0-17-556026-9.
  • Urbanová, Ludmila; Oakland, Andrew. Úvod do anglické stylistiky. 1.vyd. Brno : Barrister & Principal, 2002. ISBN 80-86598-33-0.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education - (17) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (14) Art and applied art 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (17) Art and applied art 3 Winter