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Okruhy otázok (tézy)* na bakalárske štátne záverečné skúšky v študijnom programe učiteľstvo anglického jazyka a literatúry na akademický rok 2020/21

Počas ŠZS z anglického jazyka si študent losuje dve otázky: jednu z lingvistiky a jednu z literárno­‑kultúrneho prehľadu.

Linguistics

  1. Language as a means of human communication. Characteristics of human languages (displacement, arbitrariness, productivity, cultural transmission, duality).
  2. Languages in the world. Classification of languages. Language families, dialects and variants. English among languages.
  3. Language and its study. General and applied linguistics. Studying sound, form and meaning of a language. Branches of applied linguistics: sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, cultural linguistics, anthropological linguistics, computational linguistics, forensic linguistics, etc.
  4. Phonetics and phonology. The sub­‑branches thereof, and the subjects of study within each of these branches. The relationship of phonetics and phonology to other linguistic disciplines.
  5. Aspects of connected speech.
  6. Segmental phonology. Phonemes and their classification.
  7. Suprasegmental phonology. Syllable, suprasegmental features. Aspects of connected speech.
  8. Parts of speech and their morphological characteristics.
  9. Verbs and their classifications (lexical, primary, modal, auxiliary, etc.). Morphological characteristics and forms of verbs (mood, voice, transitivity, etc.). Verbs in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of verbs.
  10. Nouns, their morphological characteristics and classifications (determination, countability, gender, number). Nouns in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of nouns.
  11. Morphological characteristics of adjectives. Their classification and formation, relations to other word classes. Gradation of adjectives. Adjectives in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of adjectives.
  12. Morphological characteristics of adverbs. Their classification and formation, relations to other word classes. Gradation of adverbs. Adverbs in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of adverbs (adverbials).
  13. English phrases and clauses. Their types, characteristics, structures and functions.
  14. Coordination and subordination in English syntax. Their characteristic features, classification and characteristics.
  15. Lexicology as a branch of linguistics and its relationships with other linguistic disciplines. Basic terminology related to lexicology (vocabulary, words, lexical units, lexemes). Two approaches to the study of language, the structure of English vocabulary (words and their associative fields, lexical fields, word families, word classes).
  16. Word structure (inflection, derivation, lexical morphemes, functional morphemes), the morphemic and word­‑formation structure of words; the morphemic analysis of words; word­‑formative units. The principal word­‑formation processes: compounding, derivation (types of derivation), and conversion, minor word­‑formation processes: shortening, (clipping, acronyms and initialisms), back­‑formation, blending, reduplications, coinage, semantic changes, etc.).
  17. Word meaning – the process of naming. Types of meaning: grammatical and lexical. Meaning with communicative values (conceptual meaning, associative meaning and thematic meaning). Relationships between lexical items: sense relations and the multiplicity of senses. The origins of the English lexicon (three main sources of the English lexicon, borrowings, loanwords, and assimilation). The English lexicon over time (the English lexicon and societal development, recent lexical changes). The stylistic classification of the English lexicon.
  18. Multi­‑word lexical items (three criteria which help distinguish holistic multiple­‑word items). Words in combination (collocations, colligations, and chunks). Multi­‑word verbs. Idioms and idiomatic multi­‑word expressions (proverbs, sayings, quotations, similes, binomials, trinomials.

Recommended literature

  • Alexander, L. G. (1999). Longman English Grammar Practice. Harlow : Longman.
  • Bérešová, J. (2017). A Course in English Lexicology. Trnava : Trnavská univerzita.
  • Crystal, D. (2010). The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Language. CUP.
  • Greenbaum, S. , & Quirk, R. (1990). A Student’s Grammar of the English Language. Harlow : Longman.
  • Halliday, M. A. K. , & Yallop, C. (2004). Lexicology. A Short Introduction. London : Continuum.
  • Huddleston, R. (1984). Introduction to the Grammar of English. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Jackson, H. , & Zé Amvela, E. (2007). Words, Meaning and Vocabulary. London : Bloomsbury Academic.
  • Kelly, G. (2000). How to Teach Pronunciation. London.
  • Kvetko, P. (2009). English Lexicology. In Theory and Practice. Trnava : UCM.
  • “Language” in Encyclopaedia Britannica. Dostupné na: ⟨https://www.​britannica.​com/​topic/​language otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz)⟩.
  • Quirk, R. , & Greenbaum, S. , Geoffrey, L. Svartvik, J. (1985). A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London : Longman.
  • Quirk, R. , & Greenbaum, S. (1973). A University Grammar of English. London : Longman.
  • Roach, P. (2009). English Phonetics and Phonology. Cambridge.
  • Roach, P. (online). Glossary. Virtual Linguistic Campus. otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz) (online).
  • Yule, G. (2005). The Study of Language. 3rd ed. Cambridge University Press.

British and American Literature & Culture

  1. Literature and its study. Functions of literature. Areas of literary scholarship (literary theory, literary history, literary criticism) and approaches to its study (world literature, national literature, comparative literature).
  2. Approaches to literary criticism (author­‑centred, text­‑centred, and reader­‑centred approaches). Transcendental and ideological approaches. (Please, be ready to manifest your knowledge while discussing a concrete literary text from the reading list below).
  3. Language of literature. Literary tropes and figures. Phonetic, lexical and syntactic literary means. (Please, be ready to manifest your knowledge while discussing a concrete literary text from the reading list below).
  4. Literary kinds (poetry, prose and drama) and their genres (poetic, prosaic and drama genres). Poetic characteristics of selected genres (heroic couplet, sonnet, novel, short story, legend, tragedy, comedy).
  5. Anglo­‑Saxon Britain (characterize the political, social and cultural situation). Old English literature (Beowulf).
  6. Old and Middle English religious and secular literature (genres, representatives).
  7. Norman Britain (characterize its political, social and cultural situation). Middle English literature (G. Chaucer).
  8. The Tudors (characterize the cultural situation). The Renaissance and Elizabethan literature (W. Shakespeare and his contemporaries).
  9. The Tudors (characterize the political and social situation). First colonies in North America. Pre­‑colonial and Colonial American literature.
  10. The Stuarts – Civil War – The Restoration. J. Milton.
  11. The Seventeenth Century Poetry (metaphysical poets, Cavalier poets, Shakespeare’s sonnets).
  12. The Eighteenth Century in Britain and the USA (characterize the political, social and cultural situation). Literature of the Enlightenment in Britain (D. Defoe, J. Swift, S. Richardson, H. Fielding, L. Sterne), and the USA (B. Franklin, Th. Jefferson).
  13. English Romantic Poets (W. Wordsworth, S. T. Coleridge, P. B. Shelley, J. Keats, G. Byron).
  14. The Georgian Era (characterize its political, social and cultural situation). The Novel in the Romantic Period (J. Austen, M. Shelley).
  15. American Romanticism (E. A. Poe, transcendentalists, N. Hawthorne, H. Melville, E. Dickinson, W. Whitman).
  16. The Victorian Era (characterize its political, social and cultural situation). Victorian literature (the Brontë sisters, Ch. Dickens).
  17. Realism and Naturalism in the USA (M. Twain, S. Crane, T. Dreiser, H. James).
  18. British literature at the turn of the century, WWI poetry (J. Conrad, G. B. Shaw, W. Owen).
  19. Great Britain between World Wars (characterize its political, social and cultural situation). Modernist literature (D. H. Lawrence, J. Joyce, V. Woolf, K. Mansfield).
  20. American Modernism (E. Pound, T. S. Eliot, W. C. Williams, W. Stevens, E. Hemingway, F. S. Fitzgerald).
  21. Literature of the American South and abolitionist literature (H. B. Stowe, W. Faulkner). American minority literatures and cultures (African­‑American, Jewish and Native American authors and their works).
  22. The post­‑war period in Britain and the USA (characterize its political, social and cultural situation). The post­‑war novel (G. Orwell, W. Golding, A. Burgess, J. Kerouac).
  23. Drama as a literary kind. Development of British drama (O. Wilde, G. B. Shaw, J. M. Synge, J. Osborne, S. Beckett).
  24. Drama as a literary kind. Development of American drama (E. O’Neill, T. Williams, A. Miller, E. Albee).
  25. Postmodernism. Postmodern Literature in Britain and the USA (J. Fowles, J. Barth).

Recommended literature

  • Alexander, M. (2007). A History of English Literature. Palgrave.
  • Bílik, R. (2009). Interpretácia umeleckého textu. Trnava : TyPi.
  • Carter, R. – McRae, J. (2002). The Routledge History of Literature in English. Routledge.
  • “English Literature” in Encyclopaedia Britannica. (online). Dostupné na: ⟨https://www.​britannica.​com/​art/​English­‑literature otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz)⟩.
  • Foster, T. C. (2014). How to Read Literature Like a Professor. New York : Harper.
  • Gray, R. (2004). A History of American Literature. Wiley Blackwell.
  • McDowall, D. (2006). An Illustrated History of Britain. Longman.
  • Morgan, K. O. (2010). Oxford History of Britain. OUP.
  • O’ Callaghan, D. B. (2006). An Illustrated History of the USA. Longman.
  • “Periods of American Literature” in Encyclopaedia Britannica. (online). Dostupné na: ⟨https://www.​britannica.​com/​list/​periods­‑of­‑american­‑literature otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz)⟩.
  • Pokrivčák, A. (2005). Americká imaginácia : pohľady na klasickú americkú literatúru. Nitra : UKF.
  • Pokrivčák, A. – Pokrivčáková, S. (2006). Understanding Literature. Brno : MSD.
  • Pokrivčák, A. (2010). Texts and Contexts : Reading the Nineteenth Century American Literature. ASPA.
  • Ruland, R. – Bradbury, M. (1991). From Puritanism to Postmodernism : A History of American Literature. Penguin Books.
  • Russell, J. (2010). History of the United States of America. University of Bradford.
  • Sampson, G. (2004). The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature. CUP.

Reading list

Poetry

Beowulf (translated by Seamus Heaney)

“Caedmon’s Hymn”, “The Wanderer”, “The Seafarer”

John Milton: Paradise Lost (Book I)

William Shakespeare: Sonnet 116

William Wordsworth: “Tintern Abbey”, “Daffodils”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Percy Bysshe Shelley: “Ode to the West Wind”

Edgar Allan Poe: “The Raven”

Robert Browning: “Meeting at Night”

Robert Frost: “The Road Not Taken”

Dylan Thomas: “Especially When the October Wind” by Dylan Thomas

Walt Whitman: “Song of Myself”

Emily Dickinson: Selected poems

T. S. Eliot: The Waste Land

Langston Hughes: Poetry

Wilfred Owen: “Dulce et Decorum Est”

Rupert Brooke: “The Soldier”

Prose

Geoffrey Chaucer: “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”, “The Miller’s Tale” (from The Canterbury Tales)

Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice

Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray, “De Profundis”

Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre

Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

Rudyard Kipling: “The Man Who Would Be King”

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Herman Melville: Billy Budd

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway

James Joyce: “Eveline”

Katherine Mansfield: “The Garden Party”

D. H. Lawrence: “The Odour of Chrysanthemums”

Henry James: Daisy Miller

Ernest Hemingway: “Hills Like White Elephants”, The Sun Also Rises

Francis Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

George Orwell: 1984

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

John Fowles: The French Lieutenant’s Woman

Jack Kerouac: On the Road

Saul Bellow: Herzog

Allan L. Sillitoe: The Fishing­‑Boat Picture

Drama

William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare: Hamlet

G. B. Shaw: Pygmalion

Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot

John Osborne: Look Back in Anger

Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire

John M. Synge: The Playboy of the Western World

Okruhy otázok (tézy)* na bakalárske štátne záverečné skúšky v študijnom programe učiteľstvo anglického jazyka a literatúry (v kombinácii) na akademický rok 2020/21

Počas ŠZS z anglického jazyka si študent losuje dve otázky: jednu z lingvistiky a jednu z literárno­‑kultúrneho prehľadu.

Linguistics

  1. Language as a means of human communication. Characteristics of human languages (displacement, arbitrariness, productivity, cultural transmission, duality).
  2. Languages in the world. Classification of languages. Language families, dialects and variants. English among languages.
  3. Language and its study. General and applied linguistics. Studying sound, form and meaning of a language. Branches of applied linguistics: sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, cultural linguistics, anthropological linguistics, computational linguistics, forensic linguistics, etc.
  4. Phonetics and phonology. The sub­‑branches thereof, and the subjects of study within each of these branches. The relationship of phonetics and phonology to other linguistic disciplines.
  5. Aspects of connected speech.
  6. Segmental phonology. Phonemes and their classification.
  7. Suprasegmental phonology. Syllable, suprasegmental features. Aspects of connected speech.
  8. Parts of speech and their morphological characteristics.
  9. Verbs and their classifications (lexical, primary, modal, auxiliary, etc.). Morphological characteristics and forms of verbs (mood, voice, transitivity, etc.). Verbs in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of verbs.
  10. Nouns, their morphological characteristics and classifications (determination, countability, gender, number). Nouns in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of nouns.
  11. Morphological characteristics of adjectives. Their classification and formation, relations to other word classes. Gradation of adjectives. Adjectives in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of adjectives.
  12. Morphological characteristics of adverbs. Their classification and formation, relations to other word classes. Gradation of adverbs. Adverbs in the English sentence – syntactical characteristics of adverbs (adverbials).
  13. English phrases and clauses. Their types, characteristics, structures and functions.
  14. Coordination and subordination in English syntax. Their characteristic features, classification and characteristics.
  15. Lexicology as a branch of linguistics and its relationships with other linguistic disciplines. Basic terminology related to lexicology (vocabulary, words, lexical units, lexemes). Two approaches to the study of language, the structure of English vocabulary (words and their associative fields, lexical fields, word families, word classes).
  16. Word structure (inflection, derivation, lexical morphemes, functional morphemes), the morphemic and word­‑formation structure of words; the morphemic analysis of words; word­‑formative units. The principal word­‑formation processes: compounding, derivation (types of derivation), and conversion, minor word­‑formation processes: shortening, (clipping, acronyms and initialisms), back­‑formation, blending, reduplications, coinage, semantic changes, etc.).
  17. Word meaning – the process of naming. Types of meaning: grammatical and lexical. Meaning with communicative values (conceptual meaning, associative meaning and thematic meaning). Relationships between lexical items: sense relations and the multiplicity of senses. The origins of the English lexicon (three main sources of the English lexicon, borrowings, loanwords, and assimilation). The English lexicon over time (the English lexicon and societal development, recent lexical changes). The stylistic classification of the English lexicon.
  18. Multi­‑word lexical items (three criteria which help distinguish holistic multiple­‑word items). Words in combination (collocations, colligations, and chunks). Multi­‑word verbs. Idioms and idiomatic multi­‑word expressions (proverbs, sayings, quotations, similes, binomials, trinomials.

Recommended literature

  • Alexander, L. G. (1999). Longman English Grammar Practice. Harlow : Longman.
  • Bérešová, J. (2017). A Course in English Lexicology. Trnava : Trnavská univerzita.
  • Crystal, D. (2010). The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Language. CUP.
  • Greenbaum, S. , & Quirk, R. (1990). A Student’s Grammar of the English Language. Harlow : Longman.
  • Halliday, M. A. K. , & Yallop, C. (2004). Lexicology. A Short Introduction. London : Continuum.
  • Huddleston, R. (1984). Introduction to the Grammar of English. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Jackson, H. , & Zé Amvela, E. (2007). Words, Meaning and Vocabulary. London : Bloomsbury Academic.
  • Kelly, G. (2000). How to Teach Pronunciation. London.
  • Kvetko, P. (2009). English Lexicology. In Theory and Practice. Trnava : UCM.
  • “Language” in Encyclopaedia Britannica. Dostupné na: ⟨https://www.​britannica.​com/​topic/​language otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz)⟩.
  • Quirk, R. , & Greenbaum, S. , Geoffrey, L. Svartvik, J. (1985). A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London : Longman.
  • Quirk, R. , & Greenbaum, S. (1973). A University Grammar of English. London : Longman.
  • Roach, P. (2009). English Phonetics and Phonology. Cambridge.
  • Roach, P. (online). Glossary. Virtual Linguistic Campus. otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz) (online).
  • Yule, G. (2005). The Study of Language. 3rd ed. Cambridge University Press.

British and American Literature & Culture

  1. Literature and its study. Functions of literature. Areas of literary scholarship (literary theory, literary history, literary criticism) and approaches to its study (world literature, national literature, comparative literature).
  2. Approaches to literary criticism (author­‑centred, text­‑centred, and reader­‑centred approaches). Transcendental and ideological approaches. (Please, be ready to manifest your knowledge while discussing a concrete literary text from the reading list below).
  3. Language of literature. Literary tropes and figures. Phonetic, lexical and syntactic literary means. (Please, be ready to manifest your knowledge while discussing a concrete literary text from the reading list below).
  4. Literary kinds (poetry, prose and drama) and their genres (poetic, prosaic and drama genres). Poetic characteristics of selected genres (heroic couplet, sonnet, novel, short story, legend, tragedy, comedy).
  5. Anglo­‑Saxon Britain. Old English literature (Beowulf).
  6. Norman Britain. Middle English literature (G. Chaucer).
  7. The Tudors. The Renaissance and Elizabethan literature (W. Shakespeare and his contemporaries).
  8. First colonies in North America. Pre­‑colonial and colonial American literature.
  9. The Stuarts – Civil War – The Restoration. John Milton.
  10. The Eighteenth Century in Britain and the USA. Literature of the Enlightenment in Britain (D. Defoe, J. Swift, S. Richardson, H. Fielding, L. Sterne), and the USA (B. Franklin, Th. Jefferson).
  11. The Georgian Era. English Romanticism (W. Wordsworth, S. T. Coleridge, J. Keats, G. Byron, P. B. Shelley, J. Austen).
  12. American Romanticism (E. A. Poe, transcendentalists, N. Hawthorne, H. Melville, E. Dickinson, W. Whitman).
  13. Victorian literature and culture (the Brontë sisters, Ch. Dickens).
  14. Realism and Naturalism in the USA (M. Twain, S. Crane, T. Dreiser, H. James).
  15. British literature at the turn of the century, WWI poetry (J. Conrad, G. B. Shaw, W. Owen).
  16. Modernism in Great Britain (D. H. Lawrence, J. Joyce, V. Woolf, K. Mansfield).
  17. American Modernism (E. Pound, T. S. Eliot, W. C. Williams, W. Stevens, E. Hemingway, F. S. Fitzgerald).
  18. Literature of the American South and abolitionist literature (H. B. Stowe, W. Faulkner). American minority literatures and cultures (African­‑American, Jewish and Native American authors and their works).
  19. Post­‑war novel in Britain and the USA (G. Orwell, J. Fowles, J. Kerouac).
  20. British and American drama (O. Wilde, G. B. Shaw, T. Williams, J. Osborne, S. Beckett).

Recommended literature

  • Alexander, M. (2007). A History of English Literature. Palgrave.
  • Bílik, R. (2009). Interpretácia umeleckého textu. Trnava : TyPi.
  • Carter, R. – McRae, J. (2002). The Routledge History of Literature in English. Routledge.
  • “English Literature” in Encyclopaedia Britannica. (online). Dostupné na: ⟨https://www.​britannica.​com/​art/​English­‑literature otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz)⟩.
  • Foster, T. C. (2014). How to Read Literature Like a Professor. New York : Harper.
  • Gray, R. (2004). A History of American Literature. Wiley Blackwell.
  • McDowall, D. (2006). An Illustrated History of Britain. Longman.
  • Morgan, K. O. (2010). Oxford History of Britain. OUP.
  • O’ Callaghan, D. B. (2006). An Illustrated History of the USA. Longman.
  • “Periods of American Literature” in Encyclopaedia Britannica. (online). Dostupné na: ⟨https://www.​britannica.​com/​list/​periods­‑of­‑american­‑literature otvárané v novom okne
(obvykle ide o externý odkaz)⟩.
  • Pokrivčák, A. (2005). Americká imaginácia : pohľady na klasickú americkú literatúru. Nitra : UKF.
  • Pokrivčák, A. – Pokrivčáková, S. (2006). Understanding Literature. Brno : MSD.
  • Pokrivčák, A. (2010). Texts and Contexts : Reading the Nineteenth Century American Literature. ASPA.
  • Ruland, R. – Bradbury, M. (1991). From Puritanism to Postmodernism : A History of American Literature. Penguin Books.
  • Russell, J. (2010). History of the United States of America. University of Bradford.
  • Sampson, G. (2004). The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature. CUP.

Reading list

Poetry

Beowulf (translated by Seamus Heaney)

John Milton: Paradise Lost (Book I)

William Shakespeare: Sonnet 116

William Wordsworth: “Daffodils”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Percy Bysshe Shelley: “Ode to the West Wind”

Edgar Allan Poe: “The Raven”

Robert Browning: “Meeting at Night”

Robert Frost: “The Road Not Taken”

Dylan Thomas: “Especially When the October Wind” by Dylan Thomas

Walt Whitman: “Song of Myself”

Emily Dickinson: Selected poems

T. S. Eliot: The Waste Land

Langston Hughes: Poetry

Wilfred Owen: “Dulce et Decorum Est”

Prose

Geoffrey Chaucer: “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” (from The Canterbury Tales)

Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice

Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre or Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Herman Melville: Billy Budd

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway

Katherine Mansfield: “The Garden Party”

Henry James: Daisy Miller

Ernest Hemingway: “Hills Like White Elephants”, The Sun Also Rises

Francis Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

George Orwell: 1984

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

John Fowles: The French Lieutenant’s Woman

Jack Kerouac: On the Road

Saul Bellow: Herzog

Drama

William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet

G. B. Shaw: Pygmalion

Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot

John Osborne: Look Back in Anger

Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire

Okruhy otázok (tézy)* na magisterské štátne záverečné skúšky v študijnom programe učiteľstvo anglického jazyka a literatúry na akademický rok 2020/21

Počas ŠZS z anglického jazyka si študent losuje tri otázky: jednu z lingvistiky, jednu z literárno­‑kultúrneho prehľadu a jednu z didaktiky anglického jazyka.

Linguistics & Intercultural communication

  1. Stylistics as a linguistic discipline. Style and stylistically significant/distinctive features. Aims and methods of stylistic analysis. Expressive means and stylistic devices – definition and classification.
  2. Classification of functional styles. Basic stylistic features of each functional style, similarities and differences between them.
  3. Linguistic analysis and text linguistics – scope, aims, methods and procedures. Seven criteria of textuality, constitutive and regulative principles of text communication.
  4. Text types. Text, discourse and discourse analysis.
  5. Coherence and cohesion, their partial components and realisation in a text.
  6. Old English and Middle English.
  7. Modern English (Early Modern English and Late Modern English).
  8. Present­‑day English and Current Trends in English (The future of English).
  9. English in the British Isles (Northern English, Scottish English, Welsh English and Irish English).
  10. English Outside the British Isles (American English, Canadian English and Australian English).
  11. Different Ways of Organising Information (Principles, word order).
  12. Written and Spoken English.
  13. Functional Onomatology (Lexical Items and Their Forms and Functions).
  14. Functional Syntax (predication).
  15. Intercultural interactions and intercultural communication: definition, scope, related terms and core assumptions. Models and functions of culture.
  16. Relation between language, culture and thought: linguistic relativity, frame theory. Communication styles. Cultural differences in verbal and nonverbal communication.
  17. Intercultural communicative competence. Cultural bias and their manifestations (stereotypes, prejudice, othering, discrimination, racism, xenophobia). Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS).

Recommended literature

  • Barber, Ch., Beal, J. C. , Shaw, P. A. (2009). The English Language. A Historical Introduction. Cambridge : CUP.
  • Bérešová, J. (2020). Current Trends in English Based on Its Origin and Development. Trnava : Trnava University. 173 p. ISBN 978­‑80­‑568­‑0314­‑1.
  • Brinton, L. J. , Brinton, D. M. (2010). The Linguistic Structure of Modern English. John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Byram, M. (2001). Developing Intercultural Competence in Practice. Clevedon : Multilingual Matters, Ltd.
  • Byram, M. , Gribkova, B. , Starkey, H. (2002). Developing the Intercultural Dimension in Language teaching: a practical introduction for teachers. Strasbourg : Council of Europe.
  • Carter, R. and McCarthy, M. (2006). Cambridge Grammar of English. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Crystal, D. (2011). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Crystal, D. (2018). The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of the English Language. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Griffith, T. (2011). Discovering Linguistics : An Introduction to Linguistic Analysis. Kendall Hunt Publishing.
  • Heine, B. & Narroq, H. (2012). The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis. Oxford, OUP.
  • Jackson, J. (2014). Introducing Language and Intercultural Communication. London and New York : Routledge.
  • Kirkpatrick, A. (2012). World Englishes. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Lustig, M. & Koester, J. (2010). InterculturaI competence : interpersonal communication across cultures. MA : Pearson.
  • Martin, J. & Nakayama T. (2009). Intercultural Communication in Contexts. McGraw Hill.
  • Miššíková, G. (2003). Linguistic Stylistics. Nitra : UKF.
  • Salkie, R. (1995). Text and Discourse Analysis. Routledge.
  • Stockwell, P. & Whiteley, S. (2014). The Cambridge Handbook of Stylistics. Cambridge : CUP.
  • Verdonk, P. (2002). Stylistics. Oxford : CUP.

Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

  1. Minorities in the U. K. Postcolonial literature and culture (H. Kureishi).
  2. Immigration and multicultural identity in the U. K. Literary world of Z. Smith.
  3. The contemporary situation of Native Americans in the U. S. A. . New trends in Native American literature and culture (S. Alexie).
  4. Immigration in the U. S. A. Latinos. Latino literature and culture in the U. S. A (J. Díaz).
  5. Minorities in the U. S. A. Race and politics in contemporary African American literature and culture (M. Angelou, T. Morrison).
  6. Minorities in the U. S. A. New developments in contemporary Jewish American literature (N. Englander).
  7. Post­‑apocalyptic literature and sci­‑fi (C. McCarthy, K. Ishiguro).
  8. Gender issues in contemporary Anglophone literature and culture (J. Eugenides).
  9. Literature in the digital age and the world of social media (S. Tomasula).
  10. Post­‑postmodern developments in literature and culture. New humanism. (D. F. Wallace).
  11. Anglosphere (contemporary Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa): socio­‑political aspects and cultures. Anglophone Nobel Prize winners (S. Heaney, P. White, J. M. Coetzee, D. Lessing, A. Munro), and other respected writers (Angela Carter, M. Atwood).
  12. Children’s folklore and its poetic characteristics. Its reflection in later literature and contemporary Anglophone culture.
  13. Beginnings of literature intended for children. Moralist literature vs. nonsense literature (E. Lear, L. Carroll).
  14. Controversial topics in children’s literature – racism, violence, sexism, gender topics, etc. Give examples, express your opinion.
  15. Visual aspects of children’s literature – illustrated books, picture books, graphic novels. Contemporary tendencies.
  16. Digital literature and media in contemporary culture.

Recommended literature

Methodology of teaching English as a foreign language

  1. Theories of language, language learning and language acquisition.
  2. Approaches, methods, and techniques (key and alternative methods and approaches).
  3. The communicative approach (principles, basic assumptions of CLT, CLT).
  4. The post­‑method period (content­‑based instruction, task­‑based instruction, text­‑based instruction, competency­‑based instruction, current trends in CLT).
  5. A CEFR, a Manual, national documents (ISCED), the curriculum, the syllabus, a lesson plan, OECD key competence.
  6. Non­‑native learner of English – age factor, motivation, learning styles, learner strategies, learner autonomy, learning attitudes.
  7. Teacher’s roles, teacher’s action zones, teaching versus learning, teacher development, a teacher of English.
  8. Classroom management (classroom seating arrangements, teacher­‑learner and learner interaction, error correction, homework).
  9. Evaluation, assessment, and testing; statistical analyses for language assessment.
  10. Receptive skills (Listening, Reading) – teaching and testing.
  11. Productive skills (Speaking, Writing) – teaching and testing.
  12. Linguistic competence (grammar, vocabulary, the sound system, the writing system) – teaching and testing.
  13. Teaching English to young learners – benefits and risks of early start in learning FL, age characteristics and learning needs of young learners, stages in developing their FL communicative competence.
  14. Textbooks, teaching materials and technology for TEFL to young learners. Authentic vs. adapted materials. Printed vs. digital materials.
  15. Using literary texts in TEFL to young learners: songs, nursery rhymes, picture books, drama performances. Storytelling.
  16. Innovative methods in TEFL to young learners : TPR, Project work, CLIL.
  17. Teaching English to Learners with Special Educational Needs.

Recommended literature

  • A Common European Framework of Reference. (2001). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Bachman, L. F. (2005). Statistical Analyse for Language Assessment. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Bérešová, J. (2006). Komunikatívne testovanie cudzích jazykov v súlade s požiadavkami Rady Európy. Trnava : Trnavská univerzita.
  • Bérešová, J. (2008). Test vo výučbe anglického jazyka. Didaktika anglického jazyka. Bratislava : Metodicko­‑pedagogické centrum.
  • Bérešová, J. (2009). Didaktika anglického jazyka. Bratislava : Metodicko­‑pedagogické centrum.
  • Bérešová, J. (2013). English Language Teaching in Pre­‑service and In­‑service Teacher Training. Trnava : Trnavská univerzita.
  • Dorney, Z. (2009). The Psychology of Second Language Acquisition. OUP.
  • Ellis, R. (2015). The Study of Second Language Acquisition. 2nd ed. OUP.
  • Hanušová, S. & Najvar, P. (2008). Výuka cizího jazyka v raném věku. Pedagogická orientace, 2007/3, pp. 42–52.
  • Hitková, P. (2010). Using stories to develop foreign language skills in primary classroom. In Challenges in Foreign Language Education. Bratislava : Z­‑F LINGUA, pp. 47–50.
  • Hitková, P. (2010). Zvyšovanie motivácie pomocou drámy na hodinách angličtiny. In /Inovatívne a aktivujúce metódy vo výučbe 1. –
  1. ročníka ZŠ/. Bratislava : Raabe, pp. 1–12.
  • Hitková, P. (2017). Improving Pupils’ Attitude towards English Language as a School Subject Using Storytelling and Authentic Books. In Scientia et eruditio, 1(3), 67–84.
  • Larsen­‑Freeman, D. (2001). Techniques and Principles in Language. CUP.
  • Lightbown, P. M. & Spada, N. (2006). How Languages are Learned. 3rd ed. OUP.
  • Lindsay, C. & Knight, P. (2006). Learning and Teaching English : A Course for Teachers. London : The Open University.
  • Lojová, G. – Straková, Z. (2012). Teoretické východiská vyučovania angličtiny v primárnom vzdelávaní. Bratislava : Univerzita Komenského.
  • Noijons, J. , Bérešová, J. , Breton, G. , Szabó, G. (2011). Relating language examinations to the CEFR : Learning, teaching, assessment. Highlights from the Manual. Council of Europe Publishing.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. (2014). Modern Teacher of English. Volume 1. Nitra : ASPA.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. et al. (2014). CALL and Foreign Language Education. Nitra : UKF.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. et al. (2016). CLIL in Foreign Language Education : e‑textbook for foreign language teachers. Nitra : Constantine the Philosopher University.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. et al. (2015). Teaching Foreign languages to Learners with Special Educational Needs, e‑textbook for foreign language learners. Nitra : UKF.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. (2020). Introducing English to Very Young Learners I. Zlín : UTB.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. (2020). Introducing English to Very Young Learners II. Zlín : UTB.
  • Slattery, M. & Willis, J. (2014). English for Primary Teachers : A Handbook of Activities & Classroom Language. OUP.

Okruhy otázok (tézy)* na magisterské štátne záverečné skúšky v študijnom programe učiteľstvo anglického jazyka a literatúry (v kombinácii) na akademický rok 2020/21

Počas ŠZS z anglického jazyka si študent losuje tri otázky: jednu z lingvistiky, jednu z literárno­‑kultúrneho prehľadu a jednu z didaktiky anglického jazyka.

Linguistics & Intercultural communication

  1. Stylistics as a linguistic discipline. Style and stylistically significant/distinctive features. Aims and methods of stylistic analysis. Expressive means and stylistic devices – definition and classification.
  2. Classification of functional styles. Basic stylistic features of each functional style, similarities and differences between them.
  3. Linguistic analysis and text linguistics – scope, aims, methods and procedures. Seven criteria of textuality, constitutive and regulative principles of text communication.
  4. Coherence and cohesion, their partial components and realisation in a text.
  5. Old English and Middle English.
  6. Modern English (Early Modern English and Late Modern English).
  7. Present­‑day English and Current Trends in English (The future of English).
  8. English in the British Isles (Northern English, Scottish English, Welsh English and Irish English).
  9. English Outside the British Isles (American English, Canadian English and Australian English).
  10. Different Ways of Organising Information (Principles, word order).
  11. Written and Spoken English.
  12. Functional Onomatology (Lexical Items and Their Forms and Functions).
  13. Functional Syntax (predication).

Recommended literature

  • Barber, Ch., Beal, J. C. , Shaw, P. A. (2009). The English Language. A Historical Introduction. Cambridge : CUP.
  • Bérešová, J. 2020. Current Trends in English Based on Its Origin and Development. Trnava : Trnava University. 173 p. ISBN 978­‑80­‑568­‑0314­‑1.
  • Carter, R. and McCarthy, M. (2006). Cambridge Grammar of English. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Crystal, D. (2011). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Crystal, D. (2018). The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of the English Language. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Kirkpatrick, A. (2012). World Englishes. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Miššíková, G. (2003). Linguistic Stylistics. Nitra : UKF.
  • Stockwell, P. & Whiteley, S. (2014). The Cambridge Handbook of Stylistics. Cambridge : CUP.
  • Verdonk, P. (2002). Stylistics. Oxford : CUP.

Contemporary Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

  1. Minorities in the U. K. Postcolonial literature and culture (H. Kureishi).
  2. Immigration and multicultural identity in the U. K. Literary world of Z. Smith.
  3. The contemporary situation of Native Americans in the U. S. A. . New trends in Native American literature and culture (S. Alexie).
  4. Immigration in the U. S. A. Latinos. Latino literature and culture in the U. S. A (J. Díaz).
  5. Minorities in the U. S. A. Race and politics in contemporary African American literature and culture (M. Angelou, T. Morrison).
  6. Minorities in the U. S. A. New developments in contemporary Jewish American literature (N. Englander).
  7. Post­‑apocalyptic literature and sci­‑fi (C. McCarthy, K. Ishiguro).
  8. Gender issues in contemporary Anglophone literature and culture (J. Eugenides).
  9. Literature in the digital age and the world of social media (S. Tomasula).
  10. Post­‑postmodern developments in literature and culture. New humanism. (D. F. Wallace).
  11. Anglosphere (contemporary Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa): socio­‑political aspects and cultures. Anglophone Nobel Prize winners (S. Heaney, P. White, J. M. Coetzee, D. Lessing, A. Munro), and other respected writers (Angela Carter, M. Atwood).

Recommended literature

Methodology of teaching English as a foreign language

  1. Theories of language, language learning and language acquisition.
  2. Approaches, methods, and techniques (key and alternative methods and approaches).
  3. The communicative approach (principles, basic assumptions of CLT, CLT).
  4. The post­‑method period (content­‑based instruction, task­‑based instruction, text­‑based instruction, competency­‑based instruction, current trends in CLT).
  5. A CEFR, a Manual, national documents (ISCED), the curriculum, the syllabus, a lesson plan, OECD key competence.
  6. Non­‑native learner of English – age factor, motivation, learning styles, learner strategies, learner autonomy, learning attitudes.
  7. Teacher’s roles, teacher’s action zones, teaching versus learning, teacher development, a teacher of English.
  8. Classroom management (classroom seating arrangements, teacher­‑learner and learner interaction, error correction, homework).
  9. Evaluation, assessment, and testing; statistical analyses for language assessment.
  10. Receptive skills (Listening, Reading) – teaching and testing.
  11. Productive skills (Speaking, Writing) – teaching and testing.
  12. Linguistic competence (grammar, vocabulary, the sound system, the writing system) – teaching and testing.
  13. Teaching English to young learners – benefits and risks of early start in learning FL, age characteristics and learning needs of young learners, stages in developing their FL communicative competence.
  14. Textbooks, teaching materials and technology for TEFL to young learners. Authentic vs. adapted materials. Printed vs. digital materials.
  15. Using literary texts in TEFL to young learners: songs, nursery rhymes, picture books, drama performances. Storytelling.
  16. Innovative methods in TEFL to young learners: TPR, Project work, CLIL.

Recommended literature

  • A Common European Framework of Reference. (2001). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Bachman, L. F. (2005). Statistical Analyse for Language Assessment. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • Bérešová, J. (2006). Komunikatívne testovanie cudzích jazykov v súlade s požiadavkami Rady Európy. Trnava : Trnavská univerzita.
  • Bérešová, J. (2008). Test vo výučbe anglického jazyka. Didaktika anglického jazyka. Bratislava : Metodicko­‑pedagogické centrum.
  • Bérešová, J. (2009). Didaktika anglického jazyka. Bratislava : Metodicko­‑pedagogické centrum.
  • Bérešová, J. (2013). English Language Teaching in Pre­‑service and In­‑service Teacher Training. Trnava : Trnavská univerzita.
  • Dorney, Z. (2009). The Psychology of Second Language Acquisition. OUP.
  • Ellis, R. (2015). The Study of Second Language Acquisition. 2nd ed. OUP.
  • Hanušová, S. & Najvar, P. (2008). Výuka cizího jazyka v raném věku. Pedagogická orientace, 2007/3, pp. 42–52.
  • Hitková, P. (2010). Using stories to develop foreign language skills in primary classroom. In Challenges in Foreign Language Education. Bratislava : Z­‑F LINGUA, pp. 47–50.
  • Hitková, P. (2010). Zvyšovanie motivácie pomocou drámy na hodinách angličtiny. In Inovatívne a aktivujúce metódy vo výučbe 1. – 4. ročníka ZŠ. Bratislava : Raabe, pp. 1–12.
  • Hitková, P. (2017). Improving Pupils’ Attitude towards English Language as a School Subject Using Storytelling and Authentic Books. In Scientia et eruditio, 1(3), 67–84.
  • Larsen­‑Freeman, D. (2001). Techniques and Principles in Language. CUP.
  • Lightbown, P. M. & Spada, N. (2006). How Languages are Learned. 3rd ed. OUP.
  • Lindsay, C. & Knight, P. (2006). Learning and Teaching English : A Course for Teachers. London : The Open University.
  • Lojová, G. – Straková, Z. (2012). Teoretické východiská vyučovania angličtiny v primárnom vzdelávaní. Bratislava : Univerzita Komenského.
  • Noijons, J. , Bérešová, J. , Breton, G. , Szabó, G. (2011). Relating language examinations to the CEFR : Learning, teaching, assessment. Highlights from the Manual. Council of Europe Publishing.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. (2014). Modern Teacher of English. Volume 1. Nitra : ASPA.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. et al. (2014). CALL and Foreign Language Education. Nitra : UKF.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. et al. (2015). CLIL in Foreign Language Education : e‑textbook for foreign language teachers. Nitra : Constantine the Philosopher University.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. (2020). Introducing English to Very Young Learners I. Zlín : UTB.
  • Pokrivčáková, S. (2020). Introducing English to Very Young Learners II. Zlín : UTB.
  • Slattery, M. & Willis, J. (2014). English for Primary Teachers : A Handbook of Activities & Classroom Language. OUP.

 


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