AJ22082 Pragmatics

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2008
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 3 credits for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Robert Hanč (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Ludmila Urbanová, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Timetable
Mon 13:20–14:55 G31
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to make the students acquainted with pragmatic principles and their manifestation in spoken and written discourse. At the same time, interactive meaning is studied in the form of discourse markers and other means of expressing mutuality such as phatic communion and small talk.
Syllabus
  • 1. The Cooperative Principle 2. The Politeness Principle 3. The Irony Principle 4. Discourse Markers 5. Phatic Communion
Literature
  • MEY, Jacob L. Pragmatics :an introduction. 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001. xiv, 392 s. ISBN 0-631-21131-4. info
  • YULE, George. Pragmatics. First published. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. xiv, 138. ISBN 0194372073. info
  • THOMAS, Jenny. Meaning in interaction : an introduction to pragmatics. Harlow: Longman, 1995. xii, 224. ISBN 0582291518. info
Assessment methods
Seminar assessment: presentations in the class, essays (7 pages) based on analysist of spoken discourse
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět si nemohou zapsat studenti Bc. studia AJ
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Autumn 2017, Spring 2019.
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