FF:AJ22082 Pragmatics - Course Information
AJ22082 PragmaticsFaculty of Arts
- 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).
- 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
- Thu 12:30–14:05 G01
- 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
- there are 12 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The aim of the course is to provide information and application of pragmatic principles and their manifestation in spoken and written discourse. At the same time, the study of interactive meaning covers discourse markers and other means of expressing mutuality such as phatic communion and small talk. At the end of the course students should be able to: understand and explain basic pragmatic concepts such as implicature, cooperative principle, indirectness, politeness principle, speech acts, etc., and analyze both spoken and written texts, applying these concepts.
- Pragmatics and Semantics
- Cooperative Principle
- Theories of Politeness
- Speech Acts
- Conversaion Analysis
- 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
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, class discussion, reading.
- Assessment methods
- Assessment: A test counting toward 45% of the grade, an essay counting toward 45% of the grade, participation in class discussion (10% of the grade). To get an A, a student has to score a minimum of 92%. To get a B, a student has to score a minimum of 84%. To get a C, a student has to score a minimum of 76%. To get a D, a student has to score a minimum of 68%. To get an E, a student has to score a minimum of 60%. A student who fails to score a minimum of 60% gets an F. Homework: pre-class and follow-up readings. Attendance: obligatory.
- Language of instruction
- 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
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